October 3, 2005
WASHINGTON – More than a thousand pounds of chicken sausages and beef wieners, produced by New Packing Co. Inc. of Chicago, have been recalled by the federal government. Officials say the sausages and weiners may be contaminated with listeria.
The Pure Farms brand chicken products include andouille sausage, bratwurst, breakfast links, Italian sausage, Polish sausage and wieners. They all bear the number P-21280 and the sell-by date November 7, 2005.
Also being recalled are Pure Farms beef wieners bearing the number EST. 21280 and the sell-by date November 5, 2005.
The products were packaged September 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.