Applegate chicken sausage recalled for risk of plastic bits
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A New Jersey company is recalling about 8,424 pounds of chicken and apple sausage that
may contain small pieces of plastic.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and
Inspection Service, 12 oz. vacuum
packages of "Applegate Organics Chicken and Apple Sausage" with "Use or Freeze
By 03/17/13" on each package is being recalled.
The recalled product has the establishment
number "P-5411" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were produced
on January 24, 2013, and were sold in retail stores nationwide and through limited
Internet sales in New Jersey.
FSIS reports the
problem was discovered after the company received three consumer complaints, but no reports of injury have been made. Anyone concerned about an injury from
consumption of these products should contact their doctor.
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