An Oregon company remembers nearly 200 pounds of pork because it contains pistachios, which are tree trunks, which are not declared on the label as required by federal law.
Olympia Meats of Portland, OR, shipped the product to retail locations in California, Oregon, and Washington, according to a note posted by the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The sausage is considered misbranded.
"FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumers' refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who purchase these products are encouraged not to consume them. These products should be discarded or will be returned to the place of purchase, "according to the memo.
Ready-to-eat pork products are labeled "Mortadella Classica" but contain Pardachio Pistachio sausage products. The recalled sausage was made on July 29.
To determine if they have sausages in their homes or stores, consumers and retailers should look for the following label information:
- The scary weights of vacuum packed "OLYMPIA PROVISIONS MORTADELLA The CLASSICA WITH GARLIC AND SPECIAL" with the best by date l2-30-201
"The problem was discovered after the company received a complaint from a retail customer," according to the notice of notice. "There are no confirmed reports of adverse reactions to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a health care provider."
Regular FSIS conducts of the removal effectiveness tests to verify that the recall of the companies informed their customers of the recall and that actions were taken to ensure that the product was no longer available to consumers.
If available, the retail listing listing will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls. Holland19659002etauConsumers with questions about the recall can contact Alexis Heimlich, at 503 -894-8275 or email@example.com.
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