Jimmy Dean Recalls Sausage That May Contain Metal

December 11, 2018 - 8:10 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - Time to check your freezer. 

Jimmy Dean is recalling just over 29,000 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage links that may be contaminated with pieces of metal.

The frozen, ready-to-eat sausage links were produced and packaged on Aug. 4, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:

The recall includes 23.4-oz. pouches of “Jimmy Dean HEAT ’n SERVE Original Sausage Links Made with Pork & Turkey” with a Use By date of Jan. 31, 19. The product bears case code A6382168, with a time stamp range of 11:58 through 01:49, and establishment number “EST. 19085” on the back of the product packaging. These items were shipped to an establishment in Tennessee where the product was further distributed to retail stores.

The problem was discovered on Dec. 10, 2018, when FSIS received notification that the establishment had received five consumer complaints of metal pieces in the RTE sausage links.

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.  

Officials are concerned that some products may be in consumers’ 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.

Anyone with questions can contact the Jimmy Dean customer service line at 855-382-3101.