There has been a major recall of Jimmy Dean sausage. The information below gives you the precise details on what selection of meat is potentially at risk. It is important to check your freezer and make sure that the products in your home are not a part of this recall.
What products are a part of the recent Jimmy Dean recall?
29,028 pounds of sausages made by Jimmy Dean have been recalled by CTI Foods, LLC. The product at risk is a package of frozen pork and poultry sausages. Each box holds a 23.4oz pouch and is most often put in the freezer until it is ready to be consumed. The boxes under recall are labeled ‘Jimmy Dean Heat ‘n Serve Original Sausage Links made with Pork and Turkey’. The use by date on those affected is January 31st, 2019. Take a look at the case code on the box. Once found, your product could be affected if the code reads A6382168. There will be a timestamp range as well and you are looking to see if the product you have is between the hours of 11:58 to 1:49.
These sausages were packaged in the beginning of August 2018. The worry here is that many consumers of Jimmy Dean’s frozen sausages buy them and leave them in the freezer until they are ready to eat them. This could lead to a big problem with customers not being aware that their products could be under recall. This official recall has been given by CTI Foods, LLC after the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service were the recipients of multiple complaints of customers finding metal pieces in their sausages.
What to do if you have one of the Jimmy Dean products that are under recall?
If you find that you have purchased one of these ‘Jimmy Dean Heat ‘n Serve Original Sausage Links made with Pork and Turkey’ the most important first step is to set it aside and ensure no one consumes it. The package can be thrown away or returned to the grocer where it was purchased. The Jimmy Dean company has stated that they are handling all questions and concerns that come their way. If you want to contact them, their customer service line is accepting calls about these recalled products.
In addition to reaching out to Jimmy Dean directly, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service’s website has detailed information on all of the food recalls it has overseen in the United States. You can visit their website to see a complete list of all current recalls, which will help you determine is everything that is in your pantry, refrigerator, or freezer is safe to consume.
There is also an archive of press releases and reports with all instances of the Food Safety and Inspection Service being called in. There are resources for public health partners to combat these issues on a large scale. Remember: The only reason for the Jimmy Dean recall, which now protects people against the compromised products, is because people reached out when they saw something wrong with what they had purchased. There is a space on the FSIS website to report a problem with food you have bought.
This Jimmy Dean case is just another example of massive food recalls being enacted across the United States. Staying up to date with these recalls can protect you from harm and unwanted inconveniences. If you find yourself injured by a product that has been recalled, The Sloan Firm is ready to help you. The attorneys at The Sloan Firm are familiar with recall cases, and have years of experience helping those who have been injured by defective products. Their highest priority is to stand up for their clients.