Pork Sausage Products Being Recalled

The products were distributed in Georgia and surrounding states and may contain small pieces of plastic, likely from gloves.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has announced a product recall due to the possible presence of small pieces of plastic, likely from gloves. 

Smithfield Packing Company of Virginia is recalling approximately 38,000 pounds of pork sausage that may contain small pieces of plastic, likely from gloves. 

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 1-lb. chubs of "Gwaltney mild pork sausage roll" with a use-by date of Mar. 12, 2013
  • Cases containing chubs of "Gwaltney mild pork sausage roll" with a case code of 78533109741

Click here to view the product label.

According to the announcement, the problem was discovered after the company received two consumer complaints. Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Wendy Johnson, manager of Consumer Affairs, at 1-877-933-4625.

You might also be interested in reading about another recent product recall: 

  • Check Your Cereal — Kellogg's Announces Voluntary Recall due to Possible Presence of Glass Fragments

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