K & W Sausage Product Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: K & W Sausage Product Recall [US]K & W Sausage recalls approximately 1,761 pounds of Sausage Products due to misbranding and undeclared soy and wheat, both allergens and/or sources of dietary intolerance. USDA: http://ht.ly/yuFXD

Direct link: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2014/recall-039-2014-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Sausage Products are subject to this recall:

  • 16-ounce vacuum packed “Hot Franks” with a packaging code in the format “###14”
  • Various size packages of “Polish Sausage Hot” with packaging codes 15314, 15514, 16114, 16214, 16814, 16514 or 16914
  • Various size packages of “Beef Polish Sausage Hot” with packaging codes 15314, 15514, 16114, 16214, 16814, 16514 or 16914

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear “EST. 15708” inside the USDA mark of inspection on the labels. The Hot Franks were produced on various dates from January 16, through June 20, 2014. The other products were produced on various dates from June 3, through June 18, 2014. All products were distributed to retailers in Iowa.

The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel during a food safety assessment. After investigation, it was determined that the “natural hot flavor” used in the products contained wheat and soy as sub-ingredients of soy sauce. The mislabeling in the Polish sausage products occurred due to a change to using this ingredient.

==> For information about Soy Allergy, Wheat Allergy or Gluten Intolerance, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

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USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-039-2014
Recalls Direct RIN: 3703-2014
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