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- More than 11,000 pounds of sausage are being recalled because of concerns regarding metal in the meat.
- R. L. Zeigler Co. announced it would be recalling 11,664 pounds of poultry and meat sausage on Sunday.
- Earlier in December, more than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links were recalled because of metal contamination.
A meat producer is recalling more than 11,000 pounds of sausage because of concerns regarding metal in the meat.
On Sunday, R. L. Zeigler Co. announced it would be recalling 11,664 pounds of poultry and meat sausage over concerns that the products may contain pieces of metal.
The company is recalling packages of ready-to-eat (RTE) Red Hot chicken and pork sausages produced on November 29. The 24-ounce packages of Red Hot sausages have the use-by date of January 24, 2019.
R. L. Zeigler was alerted to the issue after two customers complained after receiving contaminated products in December. So far, there have not been any confirmed reports of illnesses or adverse reactions to the sausages.
Earlier in December, CTI Foods LLC recalled roughly 29,028 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links over concerns they may contain pieces of metal. The US Department of Agriculture discovered the problem with the Jimmy Dean sausages when it was notified that CTI Foods had received five complaints from people regarding metal pieces in the sausage links.
The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has encouraged customers who purchased either of the recalled sausage items to throw the product away immediately or return it to the store where it was purchased.