U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE
|Product(s) Recalled:||Oscar Mayer All American Variety Pack, 10 oz. and Oscar Mayer Club Sandwich Variety Pack, 9 oz.|
|Production Dates/Identifying Codes:||Sliced and
packaged on October 29, 1998.
Packages identified either by EST.537A or P-1449 in the U.S. Department of Agriculture inspection mark plus the JAN 12 date in the upper left corner on the back of the packages.
|Problem/Reason for Recall:||Listeria monocytogenes|
|How/When Discovered:||FSIS samples tested were found positive for Listeria monocytogenes.|
|Federal Establishment:||00537A M / 01449
Oscar Mayer Foods Corp.
P.O. Box 7188
Madison, WI 53704
|Corporate Contact:||Ms. Kathy Knuth, (847) 646-2666|
|Quantity Recalled:||1,745 cases (16,359 lbs.) of All American Variety Pack and 1,418 cases (11,954 lbs.) of Club Sandwich Variety Pack. Both are packed 15 packages per case.|
|Distribution:||U.S. Nationwide plus Singapore, Bermuda, Aruba, St. Maarten, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.|
|Recall Classification:||Class I|
|Recall Notification Level:||Consumer|
|Direct Notification Means:||Company contacting customers through recall notices.|
|FSIS Followup Activities:||Effectiveness checks|
|Other Agencies Involved:||None|
|Date of Recall Meeting:||January 15, 1999|
|Recall Case Number:||EP-003-99|