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Oregon Firm Recalls Smoked Bratwurst Product Due To Misbranding And Undeclared Allergen
Recall Release CLASS II RECALL
FSIS-RC-034-2012 HEALTH RISK: LOW

Congressional and Public Affairs
Bill Bagley
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2012 - Zenner's Quality Meat Products, Inc., a Portland, Ore. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,660 pounds of a bratwurst product because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains soy protein, a known allergen, not declared on the label.

The following product is subject to recall: [ View Labels (PDF Only)]
  • 2.25-lb. packages containing "Zenner's Smoked Brotwurst" with a sell by date through 7/17/12

The product bears the establishment number "EST. 6308" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were produced through May 16, 2012, and distributed to wholesale establishments in California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

The problem was discovered during a routine label review by FSIS. FSIS and the company have not received any reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers and reporters seeking more information about this recall should contact either Mike Conchuratt or John Kenwisher of Zenner's Quality Meat Products, Inc. at (503) 241-4113.

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. "Ask Karen" live chat services are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. 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 l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.
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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 Sep 18, 2013