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WASHINGTON, July 10, 2015 – Gourmet Culinary Solutions, a Statham, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 495 pounds of turkey sausage products that are part of a frozen entrée that also contains French toast sticks and peaches. The entrées may be contaminated with foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The entrées were produced on May 14, 2015, and the following products are subject to recall: [View Label]
The products subject to recall may contain pieces of a conveyor belt inside the packaging. The packages bear establishment number “P-21200” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Individual entrées were distributed to older adults in Georgia as part of the Meals on Wheels program.
The problem was discovered in 10-lb. bulk packages of the French toast sticks by a customer of the ingredient manufacturer. The customer contacted Gourmet Culinary Solutions. Gourmet Culinary Solutions notified FSIS of the problem, and then began a market withdrawal of the products.
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.
Consumers or media with questions about the recall can contact Brian Zulaica, director of Gourmet Culinary Solutions, at (770) 725-4620.
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.|