Chicken And Pork Red Hot Sausage Recall

There is a recall of tons of hot sausages because they may be contaminated with bits of metal. 

The ready to eat sausages are from R.L Ziegler, and there haven't been any reports of injuries.

The recall affects nearly six tons of chicken and pork sausages labeled as red hots.

They all are 24-ounce (680-gram) packages holding about nine links of sausage with a use-by date of Jan. 24.

The RTE Red Hot chicken and pork sausage items were produced on Nov. 29, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 24-oz. plastic packages containing approximately 9 links of “ZEIGLER A TRADITION OF GREAT TASTE RED HOTS” with a “Use By Jan 24 19” date.
  • 24-oz. plastic packages containing approximately 9 links of “EXTRA HOT ZEIGLER A TRADITION OF GREAT TASTE RED HOTS” with a “Use By Jan 24 19” date.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-9156S” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered after the firm received consumer complaints on Dec. 13 and 27, 2018. The firm investigated to determine the nature of the complaints and notified FSIS on Dec. 29, 2018.  

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.  

Photo Credit: FSIS

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