North County Smokehouse and Choice Canning Company issued recalls of certain meat products after receiving consumer complaints over undeclared allergens and misbranding.
Earlier this week, North County Smokehouse and Choice Canning Company recalled a variety of products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The issue was discovered back on March 11 when the companies received a consumer complaint. From there, the companies contacted FSIS.
- 22 oz. printed polybag of “FUSIA Asian Inspirations, Chicken Fried Rice, Complete Skillet Meal,” with a packaging date of 2/13/2019, and a Best if Used By date of 08/13/2020 on the label.
- 22 oz. printed polybag of “FUSIA Asian Inspirations, Chicken Fried Rice, Complete Skillet Meal,” with a packaging date of 2/19/2019, and a Best if Used By date of 08/19/2020 on the label.
As for the North County Smokehouse brand, the following product is included in the recall:
- 12-oz. vacuum-sealed packages containing 4 pieces of “NORTH COUNTRY SMOKEHOUSE NATURAL IRISH BRAND BANGER SAUSAGE” and a use-by date of 04/15/19 represented on the packaging.
Misbranding and undeclared allergens is a serious concern because countless people have food allergies. Fortunately, there have been no reports of adverse reactions in connection to the recall. If you consumed these products and are concerned about falling ill, contact your healthcare provider.
If you have additional questions or concerns about the recall, contact Alicia Baker, brand manager for North Country Smokehouse at (603) 543-0234 Ext.214.