Mawkowski’s Real Sausage Co. of Illinois is recalling about 1,305 pounds of cooked bratwurst sausage because of misbranding and undeclared milk, one of the major food allergens. The problem was discovered by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) during a routine label reveiw.
The products are 10-pound packages of “Real Sausage Co. COOKED WHITE BRATWURST 4-1” and 10-pound packages of “Real Sausage Co. COOKED WHITE BRATWURST 3-1”. The products have establishment number “EST. 6844” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They also have Julian dates of: 17812, 18812, 25112, 25712, or 26512. The products were made on June 25, July 5, September 6, September 12, and September 20, 2012 and were shipped to foodservice distributors for hotel, restaurant, and other institutional use throughout Illinois.
For questions, call the company’s president, Nicole Makowski, at 312-842-5330. There have not been any reports of adverse reactions associated with the consumption of this product.