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Uncle John's Pride recalls ready-to-eat sausage products due to possible contamination

Posted at 10:55 PM, Apr 24, 2017

Uncle John’s Pride, LLC., a Tampa, Fla. establishment, is recalling more than 139,00 pounds of ready-to-eat smoked meat and poultry sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the problem was discovered when a metal magnet was found in the beef trim source product of the processed sausage products.

The ready-to-eat smoked meat and poultry sausage items were produced on various dates from March 8, 2017 through April 8, 2017 and bear establishment number “EST. 9179 or P-9179” inside the USDA mark of inspection. 

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 10-lb. bulk boxes containing 26-28 pieces of “GARCIA BRAND SMOKED SAUSAGE, 9?” with case code 0-54912-20040-9.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes containing 36-40 pieces of “GARCIA BRAND SMOKED SAUSAGE, 7?” with case code 0-54912-17020-7.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes containing 26-30 pieces of “GARCIA BRAND BEEF SMOKED SAUSAGE, 9?” with case code 0-54912-17050-4.
  • 1.75-lb. boxed packages of “GARCIA BRAND SMOKED SAUSAGE” with case code 0-54912-20010-2.
  • 1.75-lb. boxed packages of “GARCIA BRAND SMOKED HOT SAUSAGE” with case code 0-54912-20050-8.
  • 1.75-lb. boxed packages of “GARCIA BRAND CHICKEN SMOKED SAUSAGE” with case code 0-54912-15020-9.
  • 1.75-lb. boxed packages of “GARCIA BRAND BEEF SMOKED HOT SAUSAGE” with case code 0-54912-20030-0.
  • 1.75-lb. boxed packages of “GARCIA BRAND BEEF SAUSAGE” with case code 0-54912-20020-1.
  • 3-lb. boxed packages of “GARCIA BRAND BEEF SMOKED SAUSAGE” with case code 0-54912-21010-1.
  • 5-lb. boxed packages of “GARCIA BRAND BEEF SMOKED SAUSAGE” with case code 0-54912-18020-6.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “EMA’S BEEF & CHICKEN BREAKFAST SAUSAGE Bulk, Manufactured By: Uncle John’s Pride, LLC” with case code 0-41085-01536-7.

These items were shipped to foodservice and retail locations in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.

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

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.