Foster Farms of Demopolis issues product recall

Foster Farms, a Demopolis, Ala. , establishment is recalling approximately 16,576 pounds of corn dog products because of misbranding and an allergen, milk, that is not declared on the label.

The products subject to recall include:

2.67-lb. pound, 16-count packages of “Foster Farms Honey Crunchy Corn Dogs.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-7322″ ink-jetted on each box and a use-by date of “July 2, 2013″, and a time stamp between 06:30 and 08:30. The products were produced on July 2, 2012, and were shipped to retail stores in the southeast United States. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on FSIS’ website at: www.fsis.usda.gov/FSIS_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp.

The problem was discovered as a result of a customer complaint about the product being mislabeled and may have occurred as a result of the product being placed in the incorrect package. FSIS and the company have received no reports of allergic reactions to milk due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact the company’s consumer affairs manager, Teresa Lenz, at (209) 394-6914, ext. 4369. Media with questions about the recall should contact the company’s media representative, Lorna Bush at (510) 759-9528.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. “Ask Karen” live chat services are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.

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