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1,300 Pounds Of Chicago-Made Bratwurst Recalled From Distributors

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UPDATED 09/22/12 12:42 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – Encased meat fans take note – a Chicago-based sausage company is recalling 1,300 pounds of cooked bratwurst.

As WBBM Newsradio’s JoAnn Genette reports, the bratwurst is being recalled from distributors because it contains milk – an allergen for some – without notice on the label.

LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s JoAnn Genette reports

Makowski’s Real Sausage Co., based at 2710 S. Poplar Ave. in the Bridgeport neighborhood, will recall two different types of 10-pound packages of cooked white bratwurst.

The affected products are 10-pound packages of Real Sausage Co. Cooked White Bratwurst 3-1, and 4-1. The products bear the establishment number Est. 6844 inside the USDA inspection mark, and Julian dates of 17812, 18812, 25112, 25712 or 26512.

The products were shipped to food service distributors for hotel, restaurant and other institutional use, according to the USDA.’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The USDA noticed the omission on the label during a routine review, and may have been the result of a

For additional details, click here, or contact company president Nicole Makowski, at (312) 842-5330.

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