12,672 Squab Products produced without Benefit of Inspection Recalled

Posted on July 31, 2015 by


Greenland Trading Corp., Paterson, N.J., is recalling approximately 12,672 pounds of squab (domesticated pigeon) produced in France that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

The squabs were imported from a French establishment not eligible to export meat or poultry product to the United States on June 21, 2014; August 16, 2014; and February 16, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 8.8 lb. cardboard boxes containing 12 individually plastic wrapped squab weighing less than one pound, labeled “AL MARAAI SQUAB HALAL.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “79.213.004 CE” on the box containing the individual packages. They were processed by Earl Piegonneaux Fermier Du Poitou of Sauvian France. These products were shipped to port #4601, Port Newark, New York, N.Y.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers  with questions about the recall can contact Mohamed Mebaraz, Vice President of Greenland Trading Corp., at (973) 225-0322.

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