Friday, February 12, 2010

RECALL: Applegate Farms Sausage May Contain Foreign Plastic Material

"WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall of about 1,485 pounds of Applegate Farms-brand sausage because of possible contamination.

The federal agency said Schmalz European Provisions of Springfield, N.J., initiated the recall of the ready-to-eat sausage products because they might contain foreign plastic material.

Being recalled are 12-ounce packages of "Applegate Farms Certified Organic Fire Roasted Red Pepper Fully Cooked Chicken & Turkey Sausage." Each package has a "use by/freeze by" date of Feb. 28, 2010."

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