Jimmy Dean recalls more than 29,000 pounds of pork and poultry sausage products

Posted at 7:40 PM, Dec 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-10 20:40:22-05

CTI Foods LLC, based out of Owingsville, Ky. is recalling 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat pork and poultry sausage that may be contaminated with pieces of metal.

The items that are being recalled include “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 recall was issued Monday night after the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Safety Service (FSIS) recieved five consumer complaints of metal pieces in their ready-to-eat sausage links.

People who have purchased these products are being urged not to eat them. Instead, they should be thrown away or returned at the location they were purchased.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Jimmy Dean customer service line at (855) 382-3101. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Worth Sparkman, senior manager for communication, at (479) 290-6358.