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Food Protection Home > Recalls and Advisories > 2007 Recalls > Sigma Foods, Inc. - Cooked Ham Products Sigma Foods, Inc. - Cooked Ham Products

The following information has been received by our office from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).


RECALL NOTIFICATION REPORT

PRODUCTS RECALLED:

Cooked ham

PRODUCTION DATES/IDENTIFYING CODES:

Unknown Production Date(s)

The product subject to recall is the following:

• 12 pound 5.5 oz (5.g kg) packages of "Jamon Original FUD Mexicano de corazon" cooked ham products.
 
Each package bears “TIF 158” inside the S.A.G.A.R.P.A. Mexico mark of inspection.

PROBLEM/REASON FOR RECALL:

The product is misbranded because it may contain poultry which is not declared on the label.

HOW/WHEN DISCOVERED:

The problem was discovered through FSIS testing.

Importer of Record:

Sigma Foods, Inc.
110 Cypress Station Dr., Suite 202
Houston, TX 77090

CONSUMER CONTACT:

Gerardo Carcoba, Marketing Manager, 281-999-6361

MEDIA CONTACT:

Gerardo Carcoba, Marketing Manager, 281-999-6361

QUANTITY RECALLED:

Approximately 19,488 pounds

QUANTITY RECOVERED:

To be determined

DISTRIBUTION:

Los Angeles, CA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL, and Harlington, TX

RECALL CLASSIFICATION:

Class III

RECALL NOTIFICATION LEVEL:

Retail

PRESS RELEASE:

No

DIRECT NOTIFICATION MEANS:

The firm has notified its customers verbally and will follow-up in writing.

FSIS FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

Effectiveness checks by the FSIS, Office of Program Evaluation, Enforcement and Review (PEER).

OTHER AGENCIES INVOLVED:

None

FSIS CONTACTS:

FSIS Recall Coordinator: 202-720-9904
Consumer Inquiries: 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854); TTY, 1-800-256-7072
Media Inquiries: 202-720-9113
Congressional Inquiries: 202-720-3897
Recall Management: 202-690-6389
Web site: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/

DATE OF RECALL MEETING:

January 09, 2007

RECALL CASE NUMBER:

003-2007


This product was not distributed in Indiana but counties bordering Illinois could be affected. This information may be distributed as necessary. If you have any questions, please feel free to call this office at 317-233-7360.