WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2018 – Bahar LLC., a Clifton, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,344 pounds of frozen, raw beef dumplings products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The frozen, raw beef dumpling items were produced from May 2, 2018 to August 29, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:
Various weight sealed plastic packages containing “Bahar MANTI Gourmet Mediterranean Brand Beef Dumplings” and “EXP. DATE” of 05/20/19 through 08/29/19.
1-lb. square plastic sealed packages containing “Bahar MANTI Gourmet Mediterranean Brand Beef Dumplings” and “EXP. DATE” of 05/20/19 through 08/29/19.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 51290” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributor and retail locations in New Jersey.
The problem was discovered by FSIS during a review at the establishment.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Berk Berkman, Bahar LLC, at (862) 571-7890.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.