Eddy Packing Co. of Yoakum, TX, is recalling approximately 26,136 pounds of chicken apple sausages that may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday.


The problem was discovered as a result of consumer complaints about finding pieces of plastic in the product. FSIS and the company have received no reports of injury.

The recall includes:

– 1-lb. vacuum-sealed, 3 to a pack of “ARTISAN FRESH, ALL NATURAL chicken & apple sausage” bearing the USDA mark of inspection and with a sell-by date of June 23, 2012. 

– 36-lb. cases containing 12/3-lb. packages of “ARTISAN FRESH, ALL NATURAL CHICKEN APPLE SAUSAGE” bearing the establishment number “P-4800” inside the USDA mark of inspection and bearing codes 42450 or P13203 on the label.

The sausages were produced Feb. 9, 2012, and were distributed nationally through a warehouse chain on Feb. 14, 2012. 

For more information contact Lindsey Morkovsky, the company’s Vice President of Operations, at 361-293-2361.