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Listeria infection risk triggers recall of frozen barbecue pork from schools and other institutions

The FSIS (U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service) declared a recall of over 3,000 pounds of a frozen, RTE (ready-to-eat) smoked pork barbecue product from Nick's Famous Bar-B-Q of Nashville for potential Listeria contamination.

The institutions and schools in North Carolina received the implicated product.

The FSIS identified the issue during an evaluation of the establishment's production records.

The ready-to-eat, frozen, hickory-smoked pork barbecue products were manufactured on Sept. 7 and 8 and packaged on September 8.

The following product is directed to recall:

Nick's FAMOUS Hickory Smoked Pork Bar-B-Q- 20-lb. boxes with a 23452 (case code) and a use-by date of 09/2022.

The product subject to recall bears the "EST. 17863 (establishment number)" inside the inspection's USDA mark.

To date, no confirmed reports of adverse reactions related to consumption of the said product were received. Those concerned about an injury or illness need to contact a healthcare provider.