Listeria Concerns Prompt Long Island, NY Company to Recall Duck Leg Confit, Sausage ProductsJun 4, 2009 | Parker Waichman LLP Listeria worries have prompted a New York company to recall some duck leg confit and kolbase sausage products. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Schaller Mfg. Corp. (Schaller & Weber), of Long Island City, discovered the potential listeria problem through the firm's microbiological sampling program.
The duck and sausage products were produced on May 13, 2009. The duck products were sent to distributors and restaurants in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
The sausage products were sent to distributors and restaurants in New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia as well as the company's retail store in New York City.
The following products are subject to recall:
- 2.5-pound approximate-weight vacuum packages, 6 legs per package, of "D'ARTAGNAN TRADITIONAL DUCK LEG CONFIT." Each package bears a "USE/OR/FREEZE BY" date of "08/07/09" as well as the establishment number "P-5374" inside the USDA mark of inspection.
- 2.5-pound approximate-weight vacuum packages of "Schaller & Weber HUNGARIAN BRAND KOLBASE." Each package bears a date code of "MFG. 005159" as well as the establishment number "EST. 5374" inside the USDA mark of inspection.
Media and consumers with questions about the recall should contact Schaller Mfg. Corp plant manager Harald Nagel at (718) 721-5480 ext. 11.