September 1, 2003
NEW YORK FIRM RECALLS PORK SAUSAGE FOR
CEI Enterprises Inc., a Brooklyn, N.Y., import firm, is voluntarily
recalling approximately 88 pounds of pork sausage because of mislabeling,
the U.S. Department of Agriculture?s Food Safety and Inspection Service
The sausage product contains chicken, but it is not declared on the product
The products being recalled are approximately 1 ¼ lb. vacuum sealed packages
of "CROWN EAGLE INTERNATIONAL, HUNTER?S SAUSAGE, Product of Canada." The
Canadian establishment number "332" is inside the mark of inspection.
Each product also contains a sticker with a use by date of "03 SE 21."
The products were produced on Aug. 14, 2003 and distributed to a retail
store in Brooklyn, New York.
The problem was discovered through a FSIS laboratory test.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall may contact Alec
Preisman, company CEO, at (718) 788-3555.
Consumers with other food safety questions can phone the toll-free USDA Meat
and Poultry Hotline at 1-888 MPHOTLINE. The hotline is available in English
and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time), Monday
through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.