November 23, 199910-Pound Bulk
Packages of "Gold Medal Brand Smoked Sausage" Recalled
Wichita, KS (SafetyAlerts) - Farmland Foods, Inc. today is
recalling approximately 15,000 pounds of their "Gold Medal Brand Smoked Sausage"
distributed in 10-pound bulk packages because the product may be contaminated with hard
plastic particles, a report issued by the Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) said.
The recalled "Gold Medal Brand
Smoked Sausage" was produced on October 4 and packed October 4 and 5, 1999. The
label bears the establishment #717W in the USDA mark of inspection. The recalled
product was distributed to wholesalers in Washington State.
Farmland Foods noticed the particles
of plastic during dicing operations and notified the Food Safety and Inspection Service on
November 17, 1999, and voluntarily recalled the product.
Although no press release was issued
the firm has notified its customers verbally and will follow-up with letters.
Customers with questions should call
Mr. David Filson, VP / Food Safety at 816-891-1205
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