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4,000+ Pounds of Sausage Are Being Recalled, FSIS Announces

The breakfast protein may contain pieces of thin blue rubber.

Roughly 4,200 pounds of Bob Evans Farms' pork sausage is being recalled, because it could contain pieces of thin blue rubber, according to a notice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

Though the recall was issued after the company received customer complaints, no information about potential injuries was provided. The sausage was shipped to retail stores in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. (Related: 7 Healthiest Foods to Eat Right Now.)

The product in question was packaged in 1-pound green and red chubs labeled Bob Evans Sausage. It has a lot code of 0352, an establishment number of EST. 6785, and a use/freeze by date of Jan. 31, 2021.

"FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers' refrigerators or freezers or both," the notice says. "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."

This recall is classified as a Class II by FSIS, meaning it "is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product."

Eat This, Not That! has reached out to Bob Evans Farms for comment. The company operates a restaurant chain mostly across the Midwest and the Southeast, and it also sells packaged foods in grocery stores like bacon, sausage, and breakfast bowls.

This isn't the only recall you should know about right now. If this butternut squash is in your fridge or if you bought this ice cream, throw them out now. To get all of the latest news about recalls affecting the products you shop for at the grocery store, sign up for our daily newsletter!

Amanda McDonald
Amanda is a staff writer for Eat This, Not That!. Read more