WASHINGTON – Owingsville, Kentucky-based CTI Foods LLC recalled approximately 29,028 lbs. of frozen, ready-to-eat (RTE) pork and poultry sausage links products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, the US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reported.

The problem was discovered on Dec. 10, when FSIS received notification that the establishment had received five consumer complaints of metal pieces in the RTE sausage links.

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. P-19085” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Tennessee where the product was further distributed to retail stores.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.