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Jimmy Dean frozen sausages recalled due to possible metal contamination

OWINGSVILLE, Ky. (WCMH) — Nearly 30,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean ready-to-eat frozen sausages have been recalled because they may be contaminated with metals. 

According to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, 29,028 pounds of “Jimmy Dean HEAT ’n SERVE Original SAUSAGE LINKS Made with Pork & Turkey” sold in 23.4 ounce pouches are being recalled because there may be pieces of metal in the meat. 

The pouches have 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. These items were shipped to an establishment in Tennessee where the product was further distributed to retail stores.

The problem was discovered on Dec. 10, 2018, when FSIS received notification that the establishment had received five consumer complaints of metal pieces in the RTE sausage links.

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.