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The Bob Evans Farm in Rio Grande, Ohio; image courtesy of Vbofficial via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org

If you enjoy the occasional side of breakfast sausage with your eggs and toast, you may be interested in one of the latest recalls. Earlier this week, Bob Evans Farms issued a recall of 46,734 pounds of sausage links over concerns they may contain “extraneous materials, including hard plastic,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Based in Ohio, the company identified five types of sausage link products in the recall have since asked consumers to return the products to the place of purchase or throw the products out completely. The problem itself was found when the company received “consumer complaints of extraneous material in the pork sausage products,” according to the USDA.

Image of the Recalled Bob Evans Sausage Links
Recalled Bob Evans Sausage Links; image courtesy of the USDA, https://www.fsis.usda.gov

According to the recall notice, the recalled products were shipped to distributors throughout New Jersey, New York, and several other states. The recalled sausage links were produced August 1, 2018, and have establishment number 6785 and lot code 8213. At the moment, the following products are including in the recall, according to the notice:

  • Bob Evans Maple Pork Sausage Links, with a ‘use by’ date of Oct. 16 or Oct. 19.
  • Bob Evans Brown Sugar & Honey, with a ‘use by’ date of Oct. 16.
  • Fresh From Meijer Maple Flavored Sausage Links, with a ‘use by’ date of Sept. 6.
  • Giant Eagle Maple Pork Breakfast Sausage Links Caramel, with a ‘use by’ date of Sept. 10.
  • Schnucks Maple Recipe Breakfast Sausage

When commenting on the recall, the USDA said, “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 health care provider.”’

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Bob Evans recalls sausage links because they may contain plastic, USDA says

Bob Evans Farms recalls sausage links

 

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