Jowett Farms Corp. in Blumenort, Canada is recalling more than 42,500 pounds of raw pork trimmings that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
“The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities of imported products,” according to the recall notice. “There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
“FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away.”
The raw pork trimmings were imported on April 2 and further processed into sausage products. Consumers can determine whether they have the products by looking for the following label information.
The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
- 20-oz. plastic-wrapped tray packages containing sausage links of “Jewel-Osco Sheboygan Brand Bratwurst – Made in Illinois” with a sell-by date of 4/17/20.
- 20-oz. plastic-wrapped tray packages containing sausage links of “Jewel-Osco Mild Italian Sausage” with a sell-by date of 4/17/20.
- 20-oz. plastic-wrapped tray packages containing sausage links of “Jewel-Osco Hot Italian Sausage” with a sell-by date of 4/17/20.
The products subject to recall have the establishment number “EST. 7779” printed inside the USDA mark of inspection. The implicated sausages and brats were shipped to retail locations in Illinois and Wisconsin.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling firms are notifying their customers of the recall and that actions are being taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Thomas Jowett, operations manager for Jowett Farms Corp., at 204-326-3252.