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From the information provided by USDA, the recalled products were distributed in the State of Indiana. The recalled products were distributed through retail establishments. Specific store distribution information is not available at this time. Consumers should contact their retailers to ask if they received the recalled product. Please conduct effectiveness checks during your routine visits and phone calls may be made to establishments to increase awareness of this recall in your jurisdiction. Additional information will be provided when available. In addition, if any recalled product is found, please notify Dan Gala at this office at 317-233-7360.
Congressional and Public Affairs
Amanda Eamich (202) 720-9113
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2007 – Specialty Foods Group, Inc., an Owensboro, Ky., establishment, is recalling approximately 98,772 pounds of Braunschweiger liver sausage products because they may contain an undeclared allergen, non fat dry milk, which is not declared on the label.
The following products are subject to recall:
6-ounce chubs of “SCOTT PETERSEN Braunschweiger (Liver Sausage).” Each label bears the establishment number “EST. 7467” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Each label will also bear a sell-by code of “Dec 08 2007,” “Dec 15 2007,” “Dec 22 2007,” “Dec 29 2007,” “Jan 05 2008,” “Jan 12 2008,” “Jan 19 2008” or “Jan 26 2008.”
The liver sausage products were produced on various dates between Sept. 10 and Oct. 30, 2007, and were distributed to retail establishments in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and in Burnsville, Minnesota.
The problem was discovered by the company. FSIS has received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an allergic reaction should contact a physician.
Media with questions about the recall should contact company Investor Relations Representative Bill Durham at (757) 660-3121. Consumers with questions about the recall should contact company Consumer Affairs Representative Gloria Chavez at (866) 734-6466.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.