U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE
The problem was discovered when a company sales representative noticed some product going to stores appeared undercooked.
Gregg Gliechert, Jerome Foods
PHONE: 715-537-9695; FAX: 715-537-9643
The product was distributed to the greater Minneaoplis area, with a small amount also distributed to Madison and Stevens Point, Wisc., Houston, Central Islip, N.Y., and Cleveland.
To consumer level
March 23, 1998, FSIS press release FSIS-98-RC-03
Company notifying stores by letter and phone
District Enforcement conducting effectiveness checks to see that stores are being notified and product returned
Toll-free consumer inquiry number: 800-621-3505. The number can be called from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm Central Time Mondays through Fridays, and 6:00 am untill Noon on Saturdays.
March 23, 1998