Indiana Firm Recalls Uncured Beef Corn Dogs Due To Possible Temperature Abuse
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 Monogram Comfort Foods, a Bristol, Ind., establishment, is recalling approximately 607 pounds of uncured beef corn dogs because they may have experienced temperature abuse in the distribution chain, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The products subject to recall include:
- 10 oz. cartons of iApplegate Naturals Gluten-free Uncured Beef Corn Dogs” with a iBest By” date of 04/21/15
The products were produced on April 21, 2014, and bear the establishment number iEST. 2512” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection. The products were distributed in Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.
The problem was found during a routine check by a warehouse that received the product. The product had been stored at the warehouse in a dry storage area instead of in the freezer.
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 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. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website atwww.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Media with questions about the recall should contact Gary Brooks, Vice President of Technical Services, at (901) 259-6201.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact DeWayne McVeigh, Director of Customer Service, at (901) 259-6642.
For inquiries concerning Applegate, consumers with questions about the recall should contact Gerry Clarkson, Applegate Consumer Relations Specialist, at (800) 587-5858. Media inquiries for Applegate should contact Maria Balice at (312) 543-6630.
Consumers with food safety questions can iAsk Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at www.AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. iAsk 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 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. For information on how to report a problem with a meat, poultry or egg product to FSIS at any time, visit http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.
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