Artisan Fresh All Natural Chicken & Apple Sausage Recall
|Date:||March 31, 2012|
|What:||Artisan Fresh All Natural Chicken & Apple Sausage|
|Why:||May contain foreign materials|
|Scope:||Sam's Club stores|
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Eddy Packing Co., a Yoakum, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 26,136 pounds of Artisan Fresh chicken apple sausage products that may contain foreign materials.
The products subject to recall include:
- 1 lb. vacuum-sealed, 3 to a pack of Artisan Fresh All Natural Chicken & Apple Sausage bearing the USDA mark of inspection and have a sell-by date of June 23, 2012.
- 36 lb. cases containing 12/3 lb. packages of Artisan Fresh All Natural Chicken & Apple Sausage bearing the establishment number "P-4800" inside the USDA mark of inspection and bearing codes 42450 or P13203 on the label.
The problem was discovered as a result of consumer complaints about finding pieces of plastic in the product. FSIS and the company have received no reports of injury or illness at this time. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness from consumption of these products should contact a health care provider.
The Artisan Fresh chicken apple sausage products subject to recall were produced Feb. 9, 2012, and were distributed nationally through Sam's Club warehouse chain on Feb. 14, 2012.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Lindsey Morkovsky, the company’s Vice President of Operations, at (361) 293-2361.
Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.