Stallings Head Cheese Co., Inc. is recalling 4,700 pounds of Richard’s Hog Head Cheese due to possible salmonella contamination. The company is recalling 10 oz. packages of the hog head cheese that have the establishment number “EST. 2257” inside the USDA mark of inspection and sell by dates “Use by 2 1 2013” or “Use by 3 20 2013″on the package.

The recalled products were produced on November 1, 2012, and December 19, 2012. The products were shipped to a retail distribution center for retail distribution in Texas and Louisiana.

Hog head cheese products have been linked to Salmonella Uganda contamination. There have been six reported cases of salmonella poisoning. Four out of the six patients reported eating the hog head cheese.

Consumers that have questions about the recall can call (713) 523-1751.


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