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America New York RI Wang Food Group Recalls Sausage Products

These items were distributed for institutional use and for retail sale in New Jersey and New York.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2017 (USDA FSIS release) β€” America New York RI Wang Food Group, a Maspeth, New York establishment, is recalling 53,973 pounds of Heat Treated but Not Fully Cooked-Not Shelf Stable pork sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The frozen sausage items were produced and packaged on various dates from January 2016 through June 6, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 25-lb. institutional pack of β€œChinese Brand Big Sausage,” with the following lot codes and package dates:
    • lot code β€œ0118348” and package date β€œ1/17/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ0918296” and package date β€œ3/10/2017.”
  • 255-g. retail packages of β€œChinese Brand Big Sausage,” with the following lot codes and package dates:
    • lot code β€œ117338” and package date β€œ1/28/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ117334” and package date β€œ2/1/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ417269” and package date β€œ4/6/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ682016” and package date β€œ6/8/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ817151” and package date β€œ8/4/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ518235” and package date β€œ5/10/2017.”
  • 25-lb. institutional pack of β€œChinese Brand Mini Bite Size Sausage,” with the following lot codes and package dates:
    • lot code β€œ0118356” and package date β€œ1/10/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ0118345” and package date β€œ1/20/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ0118335” and package date β€œ1/30/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ0118326” and package date β€œ2/10/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ0118296” and package date β€œ3/10/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ0118269” and package date β€œ4/6/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ0118254” and package date β€œ4/21/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ0118247” and package date β€œ4/28/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ0118243” and package date β€œ5/2/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ011229” and package date β€œ5/16/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ0118228” and package date β€œ5/17/2017.”
  • 255-g. retail packages of β€œChinese Brand Mini Bite Size Sausage,” with the following lot codes and package dates:
    • lot code β€œ117338” and package date β€œ1/28/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ117334” and package date β€œ2/1/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ217306” and package date β€œ2/29/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ817150” and package date β€œ5/9/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ682016 and package date β€œ6/8/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ817151” and package date β€œ8/4/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ717110” and package date β€œ9/9/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ121704” and package date β€œ12/19/2016.”
    • lot code β€œ118659” and package date β€œ1/9/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ218315” and package date β€œ2/21/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ218301” and package date β€œ3/7/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ518235” and package date β€œ5/10/2017.”
    • lot code β€œ618208” and package date β€œ6/6/2017.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number β€œEST. M/P-40200” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were distributed for institutional use and for retail sale in New Jersey and New York.

FSIS was notified of the problem by the establishment on Sept. 15, 2017, after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) tested exported product and discovered milk proteins were present. CIFA tested the product on Aug. 17, 2017. Further investigation by the establishment concluded that they failed to include milk on the label. 

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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