The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced the voluntary recall of "42,246 pounds of pork sausage link products" by Bob Evans' Farms after the discovery that some of those products may have been contaminated with "pieces of clear hard plastic."

According to a press release from the FSIS, "The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST 6785,"' and were "shipped to retail locations in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin."

The following products fall under the recall and were produced on August 1st, 2018:

  • 12-oz overwrap trays labeled “BOB EVANS MAPLE PORK SAUSAGE LINKS.” These products contain a Use by date of Oct. 16, 2018 or Oct. 19, 2018, and Lot Code of 8213.
  • 12-oz overwrap trays labeled “BOB EVANS BROWN SUGAR & HONEY.” These products contain a Use by date of Sept. 24, 2018 or Sept. 29, 2018, and Lot Code of 8213.
  • 12-oz overwrap trays labeled “FRESH FROM MEIJER MAPLE FLAVORED SAUSAGE LINKS.” These products contain a Use by date of Sept. 06, 2018, and Lot Code of 8213.
  • 12-oz overwrap trays labeled “GIANT EAGLE MAPLE PORK BREAKFAST SAUSAGE LINKS CARAMEL COLOR ADDED.” These products contain a Use by date of Sept. 10, 2018, and Lot Code of 8213.
  • 12-oz overwrap trays labeled “SCHNUCKS MAPLE RECIPE BREAKFAST SAUSAGE.” These products contain a Lot Code of 8213.

You can see photos of the labels on all the recalled products here.

If you have any one of these products in your refrigerator or freezer, the FSIS strongly urges you to consume them. Instead, throw them away or return them to the store where you bought them.

[Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service]