August 23, 200112 Pound Boxes of Alliant
Prestige Cooked Pork Sausages Recalled
Rock, AR (SafetyAlerts) - Odoms
Tennessee Pride is voluntarily recalling approximately 4,900 pounds of frozen sausage
links that may be contaminated with plastic, the U.S. Department of Agricultures
Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.
The products being recalled are 12 lb. boxes of
"Alliant PRESTIGE Cooked Pork Sausage Skinless Links." Each box bears a
production code of "0206-1L 1171 14117A," and "EST. 6544A" appears on
the label inside the USDA seal of inspection.
The product was produced on June 20, and was
distributed to institutional establishments nationwide.
"FSIS ensures that meat and poultry products
are safe, wholesome, and accurately labeled," said Thomas J. Billy, FSIS
administrator. "Purchasers or consumers of sausage links may wish to ask
establishments where they consume sausage links if the product or meal contains the
Odoms Tennessee Pride notified FSIS of the
problem. No injuries have been reported. Anyone concerned about an injury should contact a
Consumers with questions about the recall may
contact Judy Ferguson, Odoms Tennessee Pride consumer affairs administrative
assistant, at (615) 868-1360 ext. 453. Media with questions may contact James P.
Stonehocker, Odoms Tennessee Pride executive vice president/chief operating officer,
at (615) 868-1360 ext. 434.
Consumers with other food safety questions can
phone the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-800-535-4555. The hotline can be
reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time), Monday through Friday, and recorded food
safety messages are available 24 hours a day.