Sara Lee Recalls Sausage Products

Washington, DC - A facility doing business as Sara Lee Foodservice in New London, Wisconsin, is recalling approximately 82,440 pounds of smoked sausage due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. 

The product was formulated with an ingredient containing hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The product subject to recall is: [View Label (PDF Only)]

  • Cases of “Smoked Sausage Rope” in 10-lb. cases containing two 5-lb packages with case code SKU 46218

The product, which bears the establishment number “Est. 2435” inside the USDA mark of inspection, was produced from January 1, 2014 through June 6, 2014 and was sent to distribution centers for further shipment to institutional users across the United States.  The product is not available in grocery stores or sold directly to consumers.

During a routine label review, the company discovered that one of the product flavoring ingredients contains hydrolyzed soy and that the soy is not declared on the product label.  

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.  Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

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

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Eric Birkhaug, Director of Customer Service at (312) 614-8283. Media with questions should contact Mike Cummins, Director of Communications at (312) 614-8412.

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