FSIS personnel discovered the problem during routine label verification, the agency said. There have been no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the sausage.
The products were made on various dates between Sept. 3, 2014, and Jan. 28, 2015, FSIS said. Affected products include 11-lb. vacuum-packed cases containing “SOUTHERN CHEF BRAND SMOKED LINK SAUSAGE” and 11-lb. vacuum-packed cases containing “GEORGIA MAID SMOKED LINK SAUSAGE.” The sausage links bear the establishment number “EST. 9185” inside the USDA mark of inspection and have a sell-by date between Jan. 1, 2015, and May 28, 2015.
FSIS said the products were shipped to consumers and retail locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey and New York.