Zeigler Poultry and Meat Sausage Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Zeigler Poultry and Meat Sausage Recall [US]R. L. Zeigler Co., Inc., a Selma, Alabama establishment, recalls an estimated 11,664 pounds of Zeigler-branded ready-to-eat (“RTE”) Poultry and Pork Sausage products due to suspected metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

USDA: http://ht.ly/NzlV30naibn

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2018/recall-125-2018-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following RTE Red Hot Chicken and Pork Sausage products were produced on November 29, 2018. and are subject to this recall:

  • Zeigler A Tradition of Great Taste Red Hots, sold in 24-ounce plastic packages containing approximately nine (9) links with a use-by date code of Jan 24 19
  • Extra Hot Zeigler A Tradition of Great Taste Red Hots, sold in 24-ounce plastic packages containing approximately nine (9) links with a use-by date code of Jan 24 19

==> 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 / wholesale presentation. Additional images of the recalled Poultry and Pork Sausage products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-9156S” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered after the firm received consumer complaints on December 13 and 27, 2018. The firm investigated to determine the nature of the complaints and notified USDA’s Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) on December 29, 2018 of its findings.

In general, if glass 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 Chicken and Pork Sausage products, 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle internal lacerations and poisonings.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Chicken and Pork Sausage products, please search for “chicken” or “pork” as appropriate or more generically, “sausage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Mr. Jeff Berry at R. L. Zeigler Co., Inc. at 1-334-410-9845 during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by R. L. Zeigler Co., Inc., please search for “Zeigler” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-125-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10998-2019
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Search for a recalled product on the USDA Web archive [external: new window opens]:
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