Doskocil Sausage Co

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a Kansas company has issued a nationwide recall of approximately 106,000 pounds of frozen pork pizza topping because it may contain light bulb fragments.…

24 February 1990

USDA announces pizza topping recall because of broken glass

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Agriculture Department says a Kansas company has issued a nationwide recall of approximately 106,000 pounds of frozen pork pizza topping because it may contain light bulb fragments.

The product was made by Doskocil Sausage Co. and was sold exclusively to food service facilities, including restaurants and carryouts, the department said Friday. It is not available in packages sold directly to consumers.

Products include ”Leprino Foods Pizza Topping Mix” with the code NOV13891131, and ”Pizzano Cooked Italian Style Pizza Topping” with a code of NOV13891548 or NOV20891548.

Lester M. Crawford, administrator of the department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said both products were shipped in cartons containing five-pound bags. The establishment number 623 was stamped on the cartons and bags.

Crawford said distributors and food service operators who have any of the suspected products should return them to suppliers.

The company began the recall after receiving four complaints, one on Jan. 15 and three on Feb. 13, about broken glass in pizza topping, Crawford said. There have been no reports of contaminated products being consumed.

Source: Press News Archive (USA)