Yoakum, TX-based Eddy Packing Co. Inc.,  Thursday recalled 18,000 pounds of smoked sausage that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

FSIS said Eddy Packing’s action in response to a customer complaint was a second class recall because it involves only a remote risk of adverse health consequences.

The recall  involves frozen, ready-to-eat smoke sausage produced on March 14 and specifically described as:

• 10-lb. case of “CARL’S PORK AND BEEF SMOKED SAUSAGE WITH A STICK” with lot code 8073, case code PS9319 and sell
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Eddy Packing Co. Inc., located in Yoakum, TX,  late Friday recalled approximately 49,558 pounds of smoked sausage products that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically hard plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

A restaurant reported finding the hard plastic embedded in the sausage during slicing and filed a complaint about it with Eddy Packing, prompting the recall.

The smoked sausage was originally processed on April 5, 2018, with packing dates of April 5-6, 2018. The following products are subject to the recall:

  • 2.5-lb. vacuum-packed packages containing “Eddy FULLY COOKED PREMIUM SMOKED


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