Texas Company Issues Recall of Smoked Sausage Products
According to a release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, J Bar B Foods, a Weimar, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 51,188 pounds of ready-to-eat cheddar smoked sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
The ready-to-eat “Cheddar Smoked Sausage” items were incorrectly labeled as “Original Smoked Sausage.” The items were produced on January 19, 2019. The following products are subject to recall:
- 14-oz. vacuum-sealed packages of “H-E-B MADE IN TEXAS ORIGINAL Smoked Sausage” with a sell by date of 5/19/19 and lot code LN2 90149.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “7066A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Texas.
The problem was discovered when a retail store notified the company of an incorrect label. The establishment investigated and determined that the incorrect label was applied to the product.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. 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 that recalling firms are notifying their customers of the recall and that actions are being 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.