Bob Evans Farms, Inc., is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

Bob Evans recalls pork sausage for possible plastic contamination

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions

September 14, 2018 - 11:56 am
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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday that Bob Evans Farms, Inc., is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products that may be contaminated with pieces of clear, hard plastic. 

The recalled sausage packages were produced Aug. 1, and bear the establishment number of "EST. 6785." All of the recalled products are in 12-ounce packages and were shipped to retail locations in Indiana, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number "EST 6785":

  • Bob Evans Maple Pork Sausage Links with a "use by" date of Oct. 16 or Oct. 19, and a lot code of 8213.
  • Bob Evans Brown Sugar & Honey with use by dates of Oct. 16 and a lot code of 8213.
  • Fresh From Meijer Maple Flavored Sausage Links, with use by dates of Sept. 6 and a lot code of 8213.
  • Giant Eagle Maple Pork Breakfast Sausage Links Caramel with use by dates of Sept. 10 and a lot code of 8213.
  • Schnucks Maple Recipe Breakfast Sausage, with a lot code of 8213. No "use by" date was listed for this product. 

The problem was discovered when the company received consumer complaints of extraneous material in the pork sausage products. 

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 frozen and 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 of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.