Almost 30,000 lbs of Jimmy Dean heat and serve sausage has been recalled after pieces of metal was found in the food.

Frozen, ready-to-eat pork and poultry sausage links products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specific pieces of metal has been recalled according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The frozen, ready-to-eat sausage links items were produced and packaged on Aug. 4, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 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 products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 19085” on the back of the product packaging.

There have been five consumer complaints of metal pieces in the sausage links.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be 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.

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.

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