Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Health alert: Frozen pork dumplings distributed nationwide without federal inspection

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service found Dim Sum Factory Inc. producing and distributing uninspected frozen pork dumpling products.

During a routine surveillance activity, FSIS discovered Gogo Dumpling Pork and Shepherd’s Purse Wontons were being produced off of factory grounds. Since the products originate from an unofficial premise, they were not federally inspected.

The products came in 1.5-pound vacuum-packed packages, bearing the establishment number “EST. 1656” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The products, served online and nationwide, are no longer available for purchase. The USDA speculates the products may be in consumer’s freezers, still. If purchased, consumers should discard the product and avoid consumption.

Questions regarding the public health alert can be directed to Dim Sum Factory Inc. at 862-872-0076.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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