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May 18,  200
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Kansas Firm Has Recalled Beef Frankfurters

Wichita, KA (SafetyAlerts) - U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said that Farmland Foods Inc. has recalled approximately 22,400 pounds of beef frankfurters because of an undeclared allergen (milk).


The products subject to recall are:

10 lb. boxes of "Signature, ‘Discover the Difference,’ Beef Franks, 4/1." Each label bears the item number "55250" and the production code of either "1063" or "0913." These products were produced on April 1 and April 16, 2003, and distributed to food service institutions in Nebraska, Montana, Washington and North Dakota.

10 lb. boxes of "Signature, ‘Discover the Difference,’ Beef Franks, 5/1." Each label bears the item number "55251" and the production code "1223." These products were produced on May 2, 2003, and distributed to food service institutions in North Dakota and Washington.

10 lb. boxes of "Shamrock, Beef Franks, 6/1." Each label bears the item number "52483" and the production code "1223." These products were produced on May 2, 2003, and distributed to food service institutions in Arizona.

1lb. vacuum-packed packages of "Farmland, Proud to be farmer owned, Hickory Smoked, Deli Style Franks, Jumbo Beef." Each product subject to recall bears the use by date of either "Aug 3" or "Aug 10." These products were produced on either May 2 or May 6, 2003, and distributed to retail stores nationwide.

All of the products listed above bear the establishment number "EST. 717W" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

Farmland Foods discovered the problem. FSIS has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a physician

Media with questions about the recall may contact Sherlyn Manson, company director of corporate communications, at (816) 713-6230. Consumers with questions about the recall may contact Sandy Gronau, company customer service representative, at (712) 263-7469
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