PhotoCentury Packing Corp. has recalled 999,419 pounds of thermally processed, commercially sterile chicken sausage products due to a misbranding issue.

The products contained monosodium glutamate (MSG), but the substance was not declared on the product labels, according to findings from U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). 

The recalled products were produced from January 1, 2015 through February 13, 2017 and were distributed for retail and institutional use in Florida and Puerto Rico. In total, there were six recalled products:

  • 2.78-oz. pouches of “Great Value Minis – Bites of Chicken Sausage and Bouillon” with Packaging Dates of “01/01/2015 – 02/13/2017”
  • 10-oz. pouches of “Great Value Minis – Bites of Chicken Sausage and Bouillon” with Packaging Dates of “01/01/2015 – 02/13/2017”
  • 2.78-oz. pouches of “Econo Mini – Bite Size Chicken Sausages” with Packaging Dates of “ 01/01/2015 – 02/13/2017”
  • 10-oz. pouches of “Econo Mini – Bite Size Chicken Sausages” with Packaging Dates of “01/01/2015 – 02/13/2017”
  • 5-oz. cans of “Sedano’s Chicken Vienna Sausage in Chicken Broth” with Packaging Dates of “08/2015” and “05/2016”
  • 117 units per pouch of “ Carmela Foods Chicken Sausage and Bouillon” with Packaging Dates of “02/2016 – 02/14/2017”

What to do

Each product can also be identified by a "P-7375" establishment number inside the USDA mark of inspection. There have been no illnesses reported in connection to these products thus far, but any consumer who has a health concern is urged to contact their healthcare provider.

Consumers seeking more information about the recall can contact the company's Quality Control Manager Yixa Hernandez at (787) 716-2555.


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