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Recall Notification Report 013-99
March 2, 1999

(202) 720-9113; FAX: (202) 690-0460
Contact: Liz Lapping
Elizabeth Gaston

W-B Acquisition Recalls Various Ready-To-Eat Cooked Sausage

New Braunfels, TX (SafetyAlerts) - W-B Acquisition Corporation is voluntarily recalling ready-to-eat cooked sausage, consumer-packaged, because the products were produced with beef tongue trimmings and salivary glands that were ineligible for human use because they were intended "For Pharmaceutical Use Only."

The recalled products are:
Tejano Brand Hot Links (1 and 3 pound)
Amigo Hot Links (1 and 3 pound)
Amigo Smoked Links (1 and 3 pound)
Country Boy Brand Hot Links (4 pound)
Country Boy Brand Smoked Links (4 pound)
Korn Kist Cervelat (2 pound)
Longhorn Brand Hot Link (3 pound)
Korn Kist Hot Links (10 pound)
Longhorn Brand Hot Link (10 pound).

Production Dates/Identifying Codes:

Products were produced between February 9, 1999, and February 27, 1999. Packages bear Establishment 1943 in the mark of inspection. (Some Longhorn Brand Hot Link Sausages bear Establishment 186-S in the mark of inspection). Any of the consumer packages can be identified with any of the following dates: "Sell By" date of Apr 18, 25, 26, 27, and 28; May 02, 03, 04, 09, 11, and 12. Any of the bulk packages Korn Kist Hot Links could be identified with "Package" date of Feb 16, 18, 1999; and Longhorn Brand Hot Link (10 pound) with "Package" date of Feb 10, 16, and 21, 1999

How/When Discovered:

The establishment's management observed a discrepancy on the shipping containers of the raw ingredients labels on February 27, 1999.

Establishment: 

1943/P-7058
W-B Acquisition Corporation
New Braunfels, Texas 78131

Corporate Contact:

Mr. Randy Rust, (830-625-7583)

Quantity Recalled: 

44,706 pounds.

Distribution: 

Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana

Recall Classification:

Class II

Recall Notification Level:

Retail

Press Release:

No

Direct Notification Means: 

Company is contacting distributors by phone and in writing.

FSIS Contacts:

Consumer Inquiries: 1-800-535-4555

For Further Information, Contact:

  • Consumers: Meat and Poultry Hotline, 1-800-535-4555 or (202) 720-3333 (voice);
    1-800-256-7072 (TTY)
  • Media: (202) 720-3897