Tyson recalls sausage over undeclared allergen

 A Tyson Foods subsidiary, New York-based Zemco Industries, said Thursday (Aug. 7) it was recalling 106,800 pounds of smoked sausage due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

The product branded Cavanaugh Smoked Sausage contained soy, a known allergen that was not declared on the product label, a federal requirement.

The problem was discovered during a reformulation of the product and packaging update. Tyson has received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the product.

The recall involved 2.5 pound packages of Cavanaugh Smoked Sausage produced on June 11, June 13, June 19, July 10, July 19 and Aug. 1, 2014.

The affected product has “Use By” dates of Sept. 9, Sept. 11, Sept. 17, Oct. 8, Oct. 17 and Oct. 30, 2014.

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The product also bears the establishment number “Est. 5222” on the package and was sent to distribution centers for resale as well as retail establishments throughout the U.S.

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