Pork Sausage Recall – Foreign Matter Contamination
Kenosha Beef and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have announced a recall of 89,235 pounds of the company’s pork sausage patties due them being contaminated with foreign matter.
About the Sausage Recall
According to FSIS and Kenosha Beef, the affected product may contain small pieces of metal imbedded inside it.
No instances of oral injury or illness have been reported; however, the USDA has classified this recall as a ‘Class 1 Risk’ which, according to the USDA, means that the product presents a “health hazard situation which could reasonably cause serious health consequences or death.”
Consumers who are in possession of this product are urged by the USDA not to consume it and to discard it immediately.
Description of Recalled Sausage Product
- The recall affects frozen, pork sausage patties made on May 13, 2015.
- Recalled sausage products are: 24-oz. cartons of “Johnsonville Grillers CHEDDAR CHEESE & BACON FLAVOR.” and 13.5 lb cases of “Johnsonville Grillers CHEDDAR CHEESE & BACON FLAVOR.” containing nine, 24-oz cartons.
- Recalled products are labeled with “EST.425B” and “Best Flavor By 12/29/15” on the end flap of the package.
- Affected products were shipped to retailers in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, Texas and Wisconsin.