Bob Evans, Giant Eagle recall sausage links, may contain plastic

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Bob Evans Farms, Inc. is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of clear hard plastic.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday that the raw pork sausage link items were produced on Aug. 1, 2018.

The following products are subject to recall:  

  • 12-oz overwrap trays labeled “BOB EVANS MAPLE PORK SAUSAGE LINKS.” These products contain a Use by date of Oct. 16, 2018 or Oct. 19, 2018, and Lot Code of 8213.
  • 12-oz overwrap trays labeled “BOB EVANS BROWN SUGAR & HONEY.” These products contain a Use by date of Oct. 16, 2018, and Lot Code of 8213.
  • 12-oz overwrap trays labeled “FRESH FROM MEIJER MAPLE FLAVORED SAUSAGE LINKS.” These products contain a Use by date of Sept. 06, 2018, and Lot Code of 8213.
  • 12-oz overwrap trays labeled “GIANT EAGLE MAPLE PORK BREAKFAST SAUSAGE LINKS CARAMEL COLOR ADDED.” These products contain a Use by date of Sept. 10, 2018, and Lot Code of 8213.
  • 12-oz overwrap trays labeled “SCHNUCKS MAPLE RECIPE BREAKFAST SAUSAGE.” These products contain a Lot Code of 8213.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST 6785.” These items were shipped to retail locations in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Wisconsin and more. 

FSIS is concerned that some products may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Those who have purchased these products are urged not to eat them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Some of the sausage is packed under the brands of the Meijer, Giant Eagle and Schnucks grocery store chains. 

The problem was discovered when the establishment received consumer complaints of extraneous material in the pork sausage products. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness are encouraged to contact a healthcare provider.  

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