Sun, Oct. 02, 2005
WASHINGTON – About 1,076 pounds of chicken sausages and beef wieners, produced by New Packing Co. Inc. of Chicago have been recalled by the federal government, because they may be contaminated with listeria.
The Pure Farms brand chicken products include andouille sausage, bratwurst, breakfast links, Italian sausage, Polish sausage and wieners, all bearing the number P-21280 and the sell-by date 11.07.05.
Also being recalled are Pure Farms beef wieners bearing the number EST. 21280 and the sell-by date 11.05.05.
The products were packaged Sept. 22. and were being sold in California, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Washington state.
No illnesses have been reported.
For more information, call the company at 312-666-1314 or the Agriculture Department’s meat and poultry hot line at 888-674-6854, or visit the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Web site, http://www.fsis.usda.gov.