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Pork sausage recalled; MSG not listed as ingredient on label

Minnesota’s Rochester Meat Co. has recalled more than 6 tons pounds of pork sausage products because of misbranding, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The pork sausage contains monosodium glutamate (MSG), but the ingredient is not declared on the product labels. The raw, pork sausage products were produced on various dates… Continue Reading

Almost 100 tons of chicken, Vienna sausage recalled for MSG

Almost 200,000 pounds of Vienna sausage and other chicken sausage products, including some packaged under Wal-Mart’s Great Value brand, are under recall because they contain monosodium glutamate (MSG) that is not declared on their labels. Century Packing Corp., based in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, distributed the products to retailers and institutional foodservice operations, including schools,… Continue Reading