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22 tons of sausages recalled from the US market

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The product contaminated with foreign matter was delivered to retailers from six American states.

Posted on May 05 ,12:00

22 tons of sausages recalled from the US market

Eddy Packing, a meat processor based in Yoakum, Texas, has recalled more than 22.5 tons of smoked sausages due to a possible foreign matter contamination, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The incident is classified as a high health risk situation after a restaurant complained about the fact that pieces of white, hard plastic were found embedded in the sausage during slicing.
The smoked sausage items were originally processed on April 5, 2018, with packing dates of April 5-6, 2018, and there were shipped to food services and retailers in California, Georgia, Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
The products that are subject to recall order are:

2.5-lb. vacuum-packed packages containing “Eddy FULLY COOKED PREMIUM SMOKED SAUSAGE” with sell-by date 6/29/2018, case code PU1642 and lot code 8095.
2.5-lb. vacuum-packed packages containing “Eddy FULLY COOKED PREMIUM SMOKED SAUSAGE” with sell-by date 6/30/2018, case code PU1663 and lot code 8096.
12-oz. vacuum-packed packages containing “DICKEY’S BARBEQUE PIT ORIGINAL SMOKED FRESH POLISH SAUSAGE MADE WITH PORK AND BEEF” with sell-by date 6/10/2018, case code PU1656 and lot code 8096.
40-oz. vacuum-packed packages containing “LOWE’S ORIGINAL RECIPE NATURALLY HARDWOOD SMOKED SAUSAGE MADE WITH PORK AND BEEF” with sell-by date 6/29/2018, case code PU1644 and lot code 8095.
10-lb. cases containing “Eddy SMOKED SAUSAGE MADE WITH PORK AND BEEF” with sell-by date 4/6/2019, case code PU1658 and lot code 8096.
30-lb. cases containing “CARL’S PORK AND BEEF SMOKED SAUSAGE” with sell-by date 4/6/2019, case code PU1660 and lot code 8096.
10-lb. cases containing “Eddy SOUTHERN STYLE PORK AND BEEF SMOKED SAUSAGE” with sell-by date 4/6/2019, case code PU1659 and lot code 8096.
20-lb cases with four 5-lb. vacuum-packed packages containing “DICKEY CHEESE/JALAPENO PORK AND BEEF SAUSAGE RING” with sell-by date 4/6/2019, case code PU1655 and lot code 8096.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products but FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and 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.

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