April 21, 2014
Missouri Firm Recalls Hot Dog Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners' packages. The product labels are incorrect, as they do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs. The products were formulated with milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
- 16 oz. packages -individual consumer packages- of "Classic Wieners Made with Turkey & Chicken, Pork Added" with "USE BY 16 Jun 2014" date and product code "044700000632"
- Cases of 16 oz. packages -distributed to retailers- of "Classic Cheese Dogs Made with Turkey & Chicken, Pork Added, and Pasteurized Cheese Product" with "USE BY 16 Jun 2014" date and case code "00447000005300"
The products were produced on March 2-3, 2014, and bear the establishment number "Est. 537H" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were distributed to Kraft distribution centers and in retail stores nationwide.
The full recall can be found at www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2014/recall-024-2014-release.