Aren’t Vienna sausages tasty little chicken-based snacks? Apparently, part of what makes some brands of them so tasty is monosodium glutamate, yet in one recent batch, the company left that ingredient off the label. Now it has to recall 500 tons of sausages, which were sold at retailers including Walmart. [More]
Double B Foods is recalling 98,000 pounds of their pastry-covered smoked sausage rolls called Kolaches on fears that they may be contaminated with listeria. Listeria monocytogenes is a nasty bug that can kill babies and the elderly, while leaving everyone else stricken with fever, headaches, nausea, diarrhea and other assorted abdominal pains. A full list of affected products and states, after the jump.
It’s been a sad holiday season in regards to the deaths of advertising foodstuff icons. First, Michael Vale, the charming Dunkin’ Donuts dude. And now, Santos-Linguisa-cum-San-Quentin “Sausage King” Stuart Alexander, who passed away on Death Row where he was incarcerated for shooting three sausage inspectors in 2000.