It’s the weekend and when everyone is ready to cook breakfast, but not so fast!  Bob Evans is recalling over 42K pounds of pork sausage, according to a U.S.D.A. press release.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the sausage in question could contain clear hard plastic within the meat. Bob Evans Farm announced the recall after receiving complaints from customers regarding the plastic.

According to the U.S.D.A. announcement, the following products are in the recall:

  • 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.

 

The sausage was distributed to all the states around us, including Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York.

According to the U.S.D.A. press release, all the products in question contain the establishment number of “EST 6785.”

You’re urged to either throw away the sausage in question or return it to the store where you bought it.