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Frozen sausage recalled in Canada, U.S. for undeclared milk

A New York company is recalling frozen pork sausage products in the United States and Canada because they contain milk, a known allergen that is not declared on the product labels. In the United States, the recall by RI Wang Food Group of Maspeth, NY, includes almost 27 tons of “China Brand” sausage products, which… Continue Reading

Imports eyed in 150K to 200K annual Hep E cases in England

With multinational retailer Tesco neither willing to confirm nor deny that it is the “Supermarket X” linked to Hepatitis E infections in an estimated 150,000 to 200,000 British sausage lovers annually, some people are beginning to suspect imported pork products were responsible. According to the World Health Organization: Hepatitis E is a liver disease caused by infection with a… Continue Reading

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

Ground pork sausage recalled by Northern Colorado company

Colorado’s Atlas Meat Co. in Fort Collins Wednesday recalled just more than a ton of pork sausage because of misbranding, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The pork products may contain monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is not declared on the product label, according to the recall notice. The ground… Continue Reading

E. coli outbreak in Alberta linked to pork sausage

Public health officials in Alberta, Canada, are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has been linked to pork sausage sold by Paolini’s Sausage & Meats Ltd. of Calgary. Alberta Health Services (AHS) issued a public warning Wednesday after testing linked two of 14 people with confirmed E. coli infections to Hungarian Farmer’s Sausage from Paolini’s…. Continue Reading

12 People May Have Died in Danish Listeria Outbreak Linked to Sausage

An outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes linked to pork sausages may have killed at least 12 people and sickened another eight in recent months, according to multiple news sources. Danish authorities said they closed down a small meat producer near Copenhagen on Monday in connection with the outbreak. The producer, Hedehusene, made a variety of rolled… Continue Reading