Wednesday, January 25, 2017

New #foodsafety #recall #undeclared #MSG in 2,579 lbs of pork sausage products

Atlas Meat Company Recalls Pork Products Due To Misbranding

Class III Recall010-2017
Jan 25, 2017
Congressional and Public Affairs
Sarah R. Lichtman
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2017 – Atlas Meat Company, a Fort Collins, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,579 pounds of pork sausage products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may contain monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is not declared on the product label.
The ground pork sausage items were produced on various dates from Oct. 12, 2016 through Jan. 23, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
  • 0.80 to 1.5-lb. vacuum-sealed or butcher paper wrapped packages containing “Atlas Meat Pork Breakfast Ssg.”
  • 0.80 to 1.5-lb. vacuum-sealed or butcher paper wrapped packages containing “Atlas Meat Pork Italian ssg.”
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 40306” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were sold directly to consumers at the firm’s Fort Collins, Colo. location and shipped to retail locations in Colorado and Wyoming.
The problem was discovered on Jan. 23, 2017, by FSIS inspection personnel during routine verification activities.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Juan Meza, Plant Manager, Atlas Meat Company, at (970) 224-9210.

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