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Sausage and Pork Patty Mix Recalled

12 February 2010

US - A New Jersey meat processor is recalling about 1,485 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage products because they may contain foreign materials.

Schmalz European Provisions from Springfield is recalling the 12-ounce packages of Applegate Farms chicken and turkey sausages after plastic materials were found in them.

The products were produced on 7 January and were distributed to retailers in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, and Texas.

The problem was discovered after the company reported consumer complaints about the plastic materials in the product.

Another company, Champ Meatball from California is recalling approximately 750 pounds of frozen cured pork patty mix because it contains an undeclared allergen, wheat.

The 14-ounce packages of frozen CHAMP, Nem Nuong Cured Pork Patty Mix for Barbecue Meat Balls were produced on various dates, and were distributed to retail stores and restaurants in Arizona and California.

The problem was discovered by the US Food Safety and Inspection Service. FSIS and the company say they have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

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