Jimmy Dean recalls 29,000 pounds of sausage over reported contamination

CTI Foods LLC has issued a recall for 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean frozen pork and poultry sausage after the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service received complaints of metal pieces discovered in the sausages by consumers.

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The recall affects 29,028 pounds of sausages that were shipped to an  establishment in Tennessee before being distributed to retail stores, according to the FSIS.

The product being recalled is “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.

The product was packaged and produced on Aug. 4, 2018, and the FSIS is concerned that consumers may still have the frozen sausage in their freezer.

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Anyone with packages covered by the recall should throw them away or return to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions should contact the Jimmy Dean customer service line at (855) 382-3101.

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