On Tuesday morning, more than 29,000 pounds of popular sausage links were recalled. The Jimmy Dean ready-to-eat pork and poultry products are contaminated.
According to NBC, The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service warned all Jimmy Dean sausage lovers to check their freezers, as the links could have metal contamination. The Kentucky-based CTI Foods LLC issued the recall.
The products under recall are 23.4 oz. "Jimmy Dean HEAT 'n SERVE Original SAUSAGE LINKS Made with Pork & Turkey." They have a used-by date of 1/31/19. The case code is A6382168.
As of Monday, December 10, at least five complaints were issued regarding metal pieces discovered in customers' sausage links. The company said that they are unsure of how many states were affected, as they work with several retailers.
When the recall was first made public, the company warned that consumers should throw out or return the product in their freezers. They said that the FSIS will make the full description available soon, including places that the product was sold. Meanwhile, just check the case code on the package!
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