Recall Alert: Johnsonville sausages recalled for possible plastic contamination

Johnsonville, LLC's “Beddar with Cheddar” pork sausage links are being recalled. (USDA FSIS, USDA, Johnsonville, LLC)

Check your refrigerator before your Father’s Day barbecue this weekend. More than 40,000 pounds of sausages have been recalled due to possible plastic contamination.

Johnsonville LLC issued the recall after a consumer said they found black plastic fibers in “ready-to-eat” “Beddar with Cheddar” pork sausage.

On Thursday, the USDA announced the recall for 14-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “Johnsonville BEDDAR with CHEDDAR Smoked Sausage links MADE WITH 100% PREMIUM PORK” with a Best By 07/11/2023 C35 code date printed on the back. The product was produced on Jan. 26, 2023.

The sausages were shipped to stores in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Texas.

If you have purchased this product, throw it out or return it to the store where it was purchased.

For more information about the recall, click on this link.

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