Misbranded knockwurst recalled
Berks Packing Co., a Reading, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,320 pounds of beef products that may be misbranded, and may contain pork and erythorbate, an additive, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
The beef knockwurst links were produced on Nov. 12, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 1-lb. (plastic shrink wrapped) packages containing links of “BERKS Heat & Serve Knockwurst.” The packages have a sell by date of March 11, 2016 printed on the package.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 8782” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, West Virginia, Virginia, and Delaware.
The problem was discovered by company personnel who learned of the incorrect labels being applied to the product and notified FSIS inspectors. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.