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September 1, 2003

NEW YORK FIRM RECALLS PORK SAUSAGE FOR MISLABELING

(SafetyAlerts) - 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 announced today.


The sausage product contains chicken, but it is not declared on the product label.

The products being recalled are approximately 1 ΒΌ 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.

 
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