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January 24, 2002

Swift & Co Has Recalled Pork Loin Products

Louisville, Ky (SafetyAlerts) - United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, (FSIS) said that Swift & Co. has recalled an undetermined amount of fresh marinated pork loin products that contain an undeclared ingredient (hydrolyzed milk protein).

The products subject to recall are approximately 3 1/2 to 5 pound packages of "ARMOUR premium MARINATED PORK LOIN HALF, ONION AND GARLIC." Each package bears the product code "56610" and the sell by date "USE or FREEZE BY FEB 13" or any prior date. The package also bears the establishment code "EST. 995" located inside the USDA seal of inspection.

These products were produced through January 11, 2002.

"We urge consumers to check their refrigerators and freezers," said Margaret O’K. Glavin, acting FSIS administrator. "If they find the product listed above, consumers should return them to the point of purchase."

Swift and Co. identified the problem and notified USDA. No illnesses or injuries associated with consumption of these products have been reported. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a physician.

Media and consumers with questions about the recall may contact Karen Lynn, the company’s vice president of communications, at (402) 595-5392.

Consumers with other food safety questions can phone the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at l-800-535-4555. The hotline can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday, and recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day
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