California Firm Has Recalled Beef
Vernon, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said
that Papa Cantella’s Inc.
has recalled approximately 6,570 pounds of beef sausage because of
The ingredient label on the beef sausage lists chicken, turkey and other
ingredients not found in the product.
The products being recalled are 1lb. vacuum sealed packages of "SAUSAGE
SHOP, PAPA CANTELLA’S, Fully Cooked, BEEF HOT LINKS, SMOKED SAUSAGE, MADE IN
Each product bears a packaging code numbered between "0108" and "0422." The
establishment code "EST. 6016" also appears on each package.
The products were produced between Jan. 8 and April 22, 2003 and distributed
to retail stores in California and Nevada.
"We urge consumers who have concerns about the mislabeling of this product
to check their freezers and refrigerators," said Dr. Garry L. McKee, FSIS
administrator. "If they have concerns then they should return it to the
point of purchase."
The problem was discovered by the company.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall may contact Tony
Cantella, company vice president, at (800) 727-2676.