WASHINGTON – San Antonio, Texas, establishment Nuevo Garcia Foods LLC, recalled approximately 4,784 lbs of pulled pork product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

The product may contain soy lecithin, a known allergen not declared on the product label.

The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel during routine label verification review. It determined that soy lecithin was not listed on the pulled pork product label when it was used before the cooking process.

The fully cooked, pulled pork product was produced on May 15, 2023. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 2-lb. packages containing “H-E-B SMOKEHOUSE FULLY COOKED SMOKED SEASONED PULLED PORK WITH BBQ SAUCE” with lot code “3135” represented on the label, and Best By Dates 8/18/2023, 8/25/2023, and 9/1/2023.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “13205-A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to an H-E-B warehouse for distribution to retail locations in Texas.                        

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.