Gordy’s County Market recalls beef wieners due to milk allergen (PDF)
MADISON – Gordy’s County Market, located in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, is voluntarily recalling its Premium Homemade Beef Wieners, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced today. The product contains nonfat dry milk that was not listed in the ingredient statement on the label.
Milk can cause serious reactions in people with an allergy or severe sensitivity. No illnesses have been reported from consuming this product. The product is safe to consume by those who do not have an allergy or intolerance to milk.
The wieners are vacuum-sealed in packages of 8 wieners or 15 ounce packages and produced prior to April 24, 2014. They were sold wholesale to all 12 Gordy’s locations in Wisconsin and sold retail. Consumers who have any of these products may return them to the place of purchase or discard them. Consumers and media with questions about this recall can contact Dave Schafer at 715-726-2505.
Symptoms of a milk allergy may include swelling, itching or irritation of the mouth, nose, throat, eyes and skin; difficulty breathing; cramps, nausea or vomiting; diarrhea; or anaphylaxis. While most people do not have food allergies, anyone who eats a specific food and experiences symptoms should consult a doctor.