March 31, 2000Falter's Purity Brand
Ring Liver Pudding and Liver Pan Pudding Recalled for Contamination
Columbus, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Herman Falter
Packing Company of is voluntarily recalling approximately 900 pounds of Falter's Purity
Brand Ring Liver Pudding and Liver Pan Pudding because they may be contaminated with
The recalled product may be
identified by the "sell by" date of May 12, which will be stamped on the
package. The pudding was sold to retail stores in Central Ohio with sales initiated on
March 17, 2000.
These products are cooked during
processing and considered "ready to eat."
Consumption of food contaminated with
Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses.
Salmonella infections can be
life-threatening, especially for infants, the frail or elderly, and persons with chronic
disease, with HIV infection, or taking chemotherapy.
The most common manifestations of
salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours.
Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea, and vomiting that can last up to
Because of the potential of food
borne illness, The Herman Falter Packing Company urges their customers who have purchased
the suspect product not to eat it and return it to the point of purchase.
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers March 31, 2000.
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