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on April 20, 2016

Mountain Products recalls pork products

The company is undertaking the recall due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

Mountain Products Inc., a Lagrangeville, N.Y., establishment, is recalling approximately 467 pounds of bacon and pork sausages products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced recently. The company produced the pork products formulated with breadcrumbs containing milk, soy and wheat, known allergens which were not sub-listed on the finished product labels.

The Mountain Products Smokehouse brand bacon and Irish bangers sausages items were produced on various dates between March 31, 2014 and March 9, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 1-lb. packages of “SMOKED CAJUN STYLE PORK SAUSAGE READY TO EAT” with packing dates of 1/5/15.
  • 1-lb. packages of “HOT ITALIAN SAUSAGE” with packing dates of 9/9/15, 1/29/16, 3/9/16.
  • 1-lb. packages of “SWEET ITALIAN SAUSAGE” with packing dates of 9/9/15 and 3/9/16.
  • 1-lb. packages of “BREAKFAST SAUSAGE IN SHEEP CASING” with a packing date of 1/29/16.
  • 1-lb. packages of “IRISH BANGERS” with packing dates of 3/31/14, 1/5/15, 3/10/15, 6/10/15, 7/15/15, 9/9/15, 1/29/16, 3/2/16 and 3/9/16.
  • 1-lb. packages of “Giovanni’s Delizioso PARMESAN & OREGANO COUNTRY STYLE BACON” with a packing date of 11/20/15.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. M17458” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in the Dutchess County, New York and California.

The problem was discovered during a label review verification at the firm on April 11, 2016. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that additional product types may had been cross-contaminated with milk, soy and wheat.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

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