More than 14,000 lbs. of ready-to-eat sausage sticks and luncheon loaf products that may have been contaminated with metal have been recalled nationwide.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said the sausage sticks and luncheon loaf items were produced on various dates from April 5, 2022 to May 5, 2022.
The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:
- 16-oz. plastic bags containing one luncheon loaf with a “Use/Refreeze by NOV. 11, 2022” date and lot numbers of 422094 and 422110.
- 23-oz. plastic bags containing 10 sausage sticks with a “Use/Refreeze by NOV. 13, 2022” date and lot numbers of 422094, 422102, 422112, 422116, 522122 and 522124.
- 10-oz. plastic bags containing four sausage sticks with a “Use/Refreeze by NOV. 13, 2022” date and lot numbers of 422094, 422102, 422112, 422116, 422119, 522122 and 522123.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 40200A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered after the firm received a consumer complaint reporting they found two metal pieces embedded in the sausage stick.
There have been no confirmed reports of injuries or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
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