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Recall Notification Report 015-99
March 3, 1999

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

Culinary Foods Recalls Farmhouse Brand Penne with Sausage

Chicago, IL (SafetyAlerts) - Culinary Foods is voluntarily recalling Farmhouse Brand Penne with Sausage that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

Production Dates/Identifying Codes:

January 20, 1999, Package code 453799 -888, date code 0209, case code 0209CLF0219018

How/When Discovered:

A sample was collected at Culinary Foods, Inc. on February 15, 1999, by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


1637, P-880
Culinary Foods, Inc.
4201 S. Ashland Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60609

Corporate Contact:

David Silberberg, Executive Vice President, (773) 650-4046

Quantity Recalled:

76 cases, 1923 pounds.


Schiller Park, Illinois, and Jamaica, New York.

Recall Classification:

Class I

Recall Notification Level:

To the user level.

Press Release:


Direct Notification Means: 

The company has contacted its distributors by telephone and in writing.

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