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March 31, 2000

Falter'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 Salmonella.

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 seven days.

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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