New York company recalls pork sausage

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USDA FSIS
The frozen sausage product was recalled because milk was not declared on the label.
 
WASHINGTON The US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Sept. 15 that America New York RI Wang Food Group, a Maspeth, New York, establishment is recalling approximately 53,973 lbs. of Heat Treated but Not Fully Cooked-Not Shelf Stable pork sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The frozen sausage items were produced and packaged on various dates from January 2016 through June 6, 2017. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. M/P-40200” inside the USDA mark of inspection and were distributed for institutional use and for retail sale in New Jersey and New York.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 25-lb. institutional pack of “Chinese Brand Big Sausage,” with the following lot codes and package dates:
    • lot code “0118348” and package date “1/17/2017.”
    • lot code “0918296” and package date “3/10/2017.”

  • 255-g. retail packages of “Chinese Brand Big Sausage,” with the following lot codes and package dates:
    • lot code “117338” and package date “1/28/2016.”
    • lot code “117334” and package date “2/1/2016.”
    • lot code “417269” and package date “4/6/2016.”
    • lot code “682016” and package date “6/8/2016.”
    • lot code “817151” and package date “8/4/2016.”
    • lot code “518235” and package date “5/10/2017.”

  • 25-lb. institutional pack of “Chinese Brand Mini Bite Size Sausage,” with the following lot codes and package dates:
    • lot code “0118356” and package date “1/10/2017.”
    • lot code “0118345” and package date “1/20/2017.”
    • lot code “0118335” and package date “1/30/2017.”
    • lot code “0118326” and package date “2/10/2017.”
    • lot code “0118296” and package date “3/10/2017.”
    • lot code “0118269” and package date “4/6/2017.”
    • lot code “0118254” and package date “4/21/2017.”
    • lot code “0118247” and package date “4/28/2017.”
    • lot code “0118243” and package date “5/2/2017.”
    • lot code “011229” and package date “5/16/2017.”
    • lot code “0118228” and package date “5/17/2017.”

  • 255-g. retail packages of “Chinese Brand Mini Bite Size Sausage,” with the following lot codes and package dates:
    • lot code “117338” and package date “1/28/2016.”
    • lot code “117334” and package date “2/1/2016.”
    • lot code “217306” and package date “2/29/2016.”
    • lot code “817150” and package date “5/9/2016.”
    • lot code “682016 and package date “6/8/2016.”
    • lot code “817151” and package date “8/4/2016.”
    • lot code “717110” and package date “9/9/2016.”
    • lot code “121704” and package date “12/19/2016.”
    • lot code “118659” and package date “1/9/2017.”
    • lot code “218315” and package date “2/21/2017.”
    • lot code “218301” and package date “3/7/2017.”
    • lot code “518235” and package date “5/10/2017.”
    • lot code “618208” and package date “6/6/2017.”

 

FSIS was notified of the problem by the establishment on Sept. 15, after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) tested exported product and discovered milk proteins were present. CIFA tested the product on Aug. 17. Further investigation by the establishment concluded that they failed to include milk on the label. 

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

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