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Recall Notification Report 031-98
September 21, 1998

Recall Notification Report

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE

Product(s) Recalled: Mr. Turkey Jumbo Franks, 3-pound packages only
Production Dates/Identifying Codes: Sell-by "OCT 1"
Problem/Reason for Recall: Underprocessing
How/When Discovered: Plant discovered elevated levels of moisture in packaged of product
Federal Establishment: Establishment number P-261, Bil Mar Foods, Zeeland, Mich.
Corporate Contact: Media: Diane McNulty: 616-875-7711 x3420;
Bil Mar Hotline: 1-800-537-7328
Quantity Recalled: 14,568 lbs. (4,856 3-lb. packages)
Distribution: Distributed to retail food stores in 13 states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and Washington.
Recall Classification: Class 1
Recall Notification Level: To consumer level
Press Release: FSIS-98-RC-13
Direct Notification Means: Company contacting customers
FSIS Followup Activities: Effectiveness checks
Other Agencies Involved: None
FSIS Contacts:
  • District Enforcement Operations: (202) 418-8872
  • Emergency Response: (202) 501-7521
  • Media Inquiries: (202) 720-9113
  • Congressional Inquiries: (202) 720-3897
  • Consumer Inquiries: (800) 535-4555
Date of Recall Meeting: September 21, 1998
Recall Case Number: EP 031-98