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Chicken Polish Sausage and Breakfast Links Recalled for Listeria

Chicken polish sausage and chicken breakfast links manufactured by Hot Springs Packing Co. Inc. were recalled Tuesday for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. A total of 6,120 pounds of the products are included in the recall.

It’s too early to know if anyone was sickened by the products.

Located in Hot Springs, AR, products recalled by the company include:recall include: [View Labels]
  • 30-lb. packages of “DOUBLE D INTERNATIONAL FOOD CO., INC., 4/1 CHICKEN POLISH SAUSAGE, REDUCED SODIUM” with lot code numbers of “05013A” or “05013B” stamped on the box.
  • 30-lb. packages of “DOUBLE D INTERNATIONAL FOOD CO., INC., 16/1 CHICKEN BREAKFAST LINK, REDUCED SODIUM” with a lot code number of “05013B” stamped on the box.

The recalled products bear the establishment number “P-10695″ inside the USDA mark of inspection. The sausage and links were produced on February 19, 2013, and distributed to an institution in Jackson, MI.

The Listeria problem was discovered in sampling conducted by Hot Springs Packing, but the links and sausage were shipped before results were returned.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks (including at restaurants) to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

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