USDA: Pork and Beef Deli Meat Recalled

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2018 – StoneRidge Wholesale Division LLC., a Wautoma, Wis., establishment, is recalling approximately 656 pounds of fully cooked, not shelf stable ready to eat pork and beef bologna products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain sodium nitrite and sodium erythorbate, which are not declared on the finished product label.

The bologna items were produced on May 11, 2018 and packaged on May 15, 2018. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)]

  • 14-oz. vacuum-sealed packages containing “OTTO’S Old-Fashioned Quality RING BOLOGNA” with a lot code of 18131 and a “Sell By: 08/09/2018” date.
  • 14-oz. vacuum-sealed packages containing “OTTO’S Old-Fashioned Quality GARLIC RING BOLOGNA” with a lot code of 18131 and a “Sell By: 08/09/2018” date.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 33989” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a retail location in Wisconsin.

The problem was discovered on Aug. 4, 2018 when an FSIS consumer safety inspector received a complaint from a consumer who purchased the product.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products can return them to the place of purchase if they choose to do so.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling firms are notifying their customers of the recall and that actions are being taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Trevor Diedrick, HACCP coordinator, StoneRidge Wholesale Division LLC, at 920-787-5444.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at or via smartphone at The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at:

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