Schmalz's European Provisions, a Springfield, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,424 pounds of chicken and apple sausage that may contain small pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The product subject to recall is 12-ounce vacuum packages of "Applegate Organics Chicken and Apple Sausage" with "Use or Freeze By 03/17/13" on each package. The recalled product bears 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.
The problem was discovered after the company received three consumer complaints. FSIS and the company have received no reports of injury at this time.