BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Perdue Foods LLC. is recalling about 2,148 pounds of chicken sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The Italian chicken sausage links were produced on March 27, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:
- 24-oz. plastic packages containing eight links of fully cooked ready to eat “PERDUE HARVESTLAND Italian Style Organic Chicken Sausage” bearing package code 64405 and a sell or freeze by date of 6/25/17.
The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-2617” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The items were shipped to a retail distributor in Connecticut and Maryland.
The problem was discovered on May 5 when FSIS was notified by the firm that they had received three consumer complaints of blue plastic materials in the sausage.
There have been no confirmed reports of injury due to eating these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased the products are urged not to eat them. The products should be thrown away or returned.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Perdue Consumer Relations, at (877) 727-3447.