CTI Foods LLC, based out of Kentucky, is recalling approximately 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat pork and poultry sausage links products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically pieces of metal, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The company announced the recall on Monday.

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. 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 store.

The problem was discovered on Dec. 10, when FSIS was notified that the establishment had received five consumer complaints of metal pieces in the ready-to-eat sausage links.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place where they were purchased.

If you have questions about the recall, call the Jimmy Dean customer service line at (855) 382-3101.