News Release

Land O’Frost Recalls Sausage Product Due to Misbranding

Class II Recall 107-2015
Health Risk: Low Aug 3, 2015
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Congressional and Public Affairs 
Alexandra Tarrant 
(202) 720-9113


WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2015 – Land O’Frost, Inc., a Lansing, Ill., establishment, is recalling approximately 17 pounds of summer sausage product due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains pork which is not declared on the product label. 

The beef summer sausage items were produced on July 25, 2015. The following product is subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  •  12 oz. packages of “Ambassador Beef Summer Sausage.”

The product subject to recall bears the establishment number “EST. 500” which is printed with the lot code on the package. These items were shipped to retail locations in Minnesota.

The problem was discovered by the establishment who notified FSIS. Neither FSIS nor the company has received reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

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.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Land O’Frost Consumer Hotline at 1-800-762-9865. Media with questions about the recall can contact Carl Abbott, Vice President of Procurement, at (501) 268-2473.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at or via smartphone at 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:

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 Jun 08, 2016