Recall: 53,000 pounds of frozen meatballs misbranded, undeclared allergens

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
Credit: Home Market Foods via USDA.

USDA reports Home Market Foods Inc. is recalling more than 53,000 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat beef and pork meatball products sold in Florida and nine other states due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

According to the USDA, the products contain milk and wheat, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

The frozen ready-to-eat beef and pork meatball items are labeled as “Homestyle Meatballs All Natural” products but may contain “Cranberry Stuffed Meatballs” products. The items were produced on April 2, 2019. The following products are subject to recall: [View labels (PDF only)]. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 2727” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

  • 48-oz. plastic bag packages of “COOKED PERFECT BRAND HOMESTYLE MEATBALLS All Natural” and Best If Used By 07/02/20.

The recall was made after a consumer complaint was made about the product having incorrect labeling, and there are no confirmed reports bad allergic reactions to from product consumption.

Other states where these products are subject to the recall include Connecticut, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina and Rhode Island.

Anyone who has purchased these frozen ready-to-eat beef and pork meatball products is warned not to eat them. They should be thrown away or returned to where they were bought.

For more recall information, visit the USDA website.

Copyright ©2024 Fort Myers Broadcasting. All rights reserved.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without prior written consent.