Johnsonville recalls about 95,000 pounds of jalapeno cheddar smoked sausages

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LANSING, MI (WILX) -- About 95,000 pounds of Johnsonville's ready-to-eat jalapeno cheddar smoked sausages are being recalled due to the potential presence of "extraneous material," according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

About 95,000 pounds of Johnsonville's ready-to-eat jalapeno cheddar smoked sausages are being recalled due to the potential presence of "extraneous material," according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The sausages were produced and packaged on March 12 and 13 and may be contaminated with "hard green plastic" pieces.

The following products are included in the recall:

-14-oz. film, vacuum packages containing “Johnsonville JALAPEÑO CHEDDAR Smoked Sausage” with a “Best By 06/09/2019” date on the back of the package.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 34224” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped nationwide and internationally.

The problem was discovered when the company notified FSIS that they received a consumer complaint regarding green hard plastic in the product.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in peoples’ refrigerators or freezers. If you have purchased these products, you are urged not to eat them.

These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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