WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2015 – Cloverdale Foods Company, a Mandan, ND, establishment, is recalling approximately 5,208 pounds of beef and pork jalapeño cheddar bratwurst product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product was incorrectly labeled as beef frankfurters and contains milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.
The beef and pork bratwurst product was produced on Sept. 21, 2015, and Oct. 2, 2015. The following product is subject to recall: [View Label (PDF only)]
• 10 oz. packages labeled as “TETON WATERS RANCH UNCURED BEEF FRANKFURTERS” with the use by dates of “12/5/15” and “12/16/15”
The product subject to recall bears establishment number “EST. 7603” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to three distributors and then distributed nationwide.
The problem was discovered by a consignee of Cloverdale Foods Company during a store audit. The company then notified FSIS.
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.
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 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 Scott Russell, Executive Vice President, at (701) 663-9511 ext. 224.
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 l0 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.
* We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or
offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from
receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level,
need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses
through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food
drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the
area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2015/recall-139-2015-release
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.