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News Release

Venus Foods Inc Recalls Pork Sausage Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

Class II Recall 092-2015
Health Risk: Low Jun 16, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs 
Katherine Scheidt
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2015 – Venus Foods Inc., a City of Industry, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 25,380 pounds of pork sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The sausage items were produced on various dates from June 4, 2014 to May 26, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)]

  • 30-lb. cases containing packages of “Uncle Lin Sausage Original Sausage.”
  • 30-lb. cases containing packages of “Uncle Lin Sausage Spicy Pork Sausage.”
  • 30-lb. cases containing packages of “Uncle Lin Sausage Sweet Pork Sausage.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 6292” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to restaurant locations in California.

The problem was discovered during a routine label review by FSIS personnel.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or 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. 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 Robert Tsai, President, at (626) 369-5188.

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 Jun 08, 2016