Eckrich Smok-Y Cheddar Breakfast Sausage Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Eckrich Smok-Y Cheddar Breakfast Sausage Recall [US]Armour Eckrich Meats, LLC recalls an estimated 90,978 pounds of ready-to-eat Pork, Turkey and Beef Breakfast Sausage products due to suspected metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of ingestion and and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards. USDA:

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Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Breakfast Sausages are subject to this recall:

  • Eckrich Smok-Y Cheddar Breakfast Sausages, naturally hardwood smoked style, sold in 8,769 cases of 16.6-ounce, vacuumed-packed portions with a use-by date of 08/17/17 and a case code/UPC number of 27815 17984

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 3JC” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distribution centers in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.

The problem was discovered when Armour Eckrich Meats, Inc. was notified by another USDA/FSIS-regulated establishment that pieces of metal were embedded in a fully cooked Sausage products manufactured by Armour Eckrich Meats, Inc.

If plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Sausages, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the company at 1-877-933-4625.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected metal fragment contamination, please search for “fragment”” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated or adulterated Sausage, please search for “sausage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-054-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 8727-2017
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