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News Release

Neto's Sausage Co., Inc. Recalls Meat and Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

Class I Recall 004-2016
Health Risk: High Jan 6, 2016

Congressional and Public Affairs
Brittany Woodland 
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2015 – Neto’s Sausage Co., Inc, a Santa Clara, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 7,687 pounds of beef, pork, and chicken products that were produced and labeled with the federal mark of inspection without the benefit of FSIS inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The sausage items were produced on Dec. 28, 2014 to Dec. 28, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Hot Italian Sausage”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Herb-N-Cheese Coil”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Linguiça Coil”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Smoked Bratwurst”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Bratwurst with Cheddar and Jalapeno”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Holiday Sausage Coil”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Pork Links”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Pork Links with Apples and Cinnamon”
  • Approximately 10 oz. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Brazilian Smoked Calabreza”
  • Approximately 10 oz. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Italian Sausage with Herbs”
  • Approximately 10 oz. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Linguiça”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Linguiça Hot”
  • Approximately 10 oz. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Polish Kielbasa”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Italian Sausage with Herbs”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of “Neto’s Sausage Calabrese Brand Italian Sausage”
  • Approximately 10 oz. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Andouille Sausage ”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Spanish Chorizo Sausage”
  • Approximately 10 oz. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Calabrese Italian Sausage ”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Linguiça Sausage”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Garlic & Basil Chicken Sausage”
  • Approximately 10 oz. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Jalapeño-Cilantro Chicken Sausage ”
  • Approximately 1-lb. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Spanish Chorzo Sausage”
  • Approximately 12 oz. packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Morcella”
  • Approximately 1-lb packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Hot Dogs”
  • Approximately 1.25-lb packages containing pieces of vacuumed packed “Neto’s Sausage Linguica”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 9027” and “EST 6086” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were distributed in house, to a local distributor and online nationwide.

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS in-commerce surveillance activities.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and Media with questions about the recall can contact Neto’s Sausage President, Ed Costa, at (408) 296-0818.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.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 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.
Last Modified May 25, 2016