The meat producer withdraws more than 11,000 pounds of sausage due to concerns about metal in meat.
On Sunday R.L. Zeigler Co. announced it would withdraw 11,664 pounds of poultry and meat sausages due to concerns that they might contain pieces of metal.
The company recalls Red Hot sausages made from chicken and RTE pork, produced on November 29th. The 24 oz Red Hot sausage packages expire on January 24, 2019.
R. L. Zeigler was warned of potential problems after two customers complained after receiving contaminated products in December. Until now, there have been no confirmed reports of diseases or adverse reactions to sausages.
Earlier in December, CTI Foods LLC recalled approximately 29,028 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausages due to concerns that they might contain pieces of metal. The US Department of Agriculture discovered a problem with Jimmy Dean's sausages when it was reported that CTI Foods received five complaints from people about metal parts in sausage bunches.
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If you purchased one of the recalled sausages, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service recommends that you immediately discard the product or return it to the store where it was purchased.