USDA’s  Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for approximately 51 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) Hawaiian-style summer sausage products due to concerns that the products may be contaminated with extraneous materials– pieces of metal.

FSIS issued this public health alert out of the utmost caution to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed. A recall was not requested because it is believed that the products are no longer available for consumers to purchase.

The RTE Hawaiian-style summer sausage items for this public health alert were produced by Swiss Processing Plant, Inc. on November 18, 2021.

The following products subject to the public health alert are [view labels]: 8-oz. chub containing RTE Swiss Meat & Sausage Co. HAWAIIAN STYLE SUMMER SAUSAGE with a “MADE ON” date of 111821, located on the left or right edge of the packaging.

The products are subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 2969” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were sold in the Swiss Processing Plant, Inc. retail store and a local winery retailer in Hermann, Missouri.

The problem was discovered when an establishment employee noticed metal in the product purchased from the company store, which prompted the establishment to perform an investigation and notify FSIS of their findings.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is concerned that the product may be in consumers’ pantries or refrigerators.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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