Atlas Meat Co. recalls pork sausage products

by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
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WASHINGTON – Fort Collins, Colorado-based Atlas Meat Co. launched a recall of approximately 2,579 lbs. of pork sausage products that may contain monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is not declared on the product label, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Dept. of Agriculture reported.

FSIS inspectors discovered the problem on Jan. 23 during routine verification activities. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the affected products.

The sausages were produced on various dates from Oct. 12, 2016 through Jan. 23. The items subject to the recall include:

  • 0.80- to 1.5-lb. vacuum-sealed or butcher paper wrapped packages containing “Atlas Meat Pork Breakfast Ssg.”
  • 0.80- to 1.5-lb. vacuum-sealed or butcher paper wrapped packages containing “Atlas Meat Pork Italian ssg.”

The products bear establishment number “EST. 40306” inside the USDA mark of inspection, FSIS said. The items were sold directly to consumers at the company’s store in Fort Collins and shipped to retail locations in Colorado and Wyoming.

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