Bob Evans has recalled thousands of pounds of pork sausage across the U.S. due to possible rubber contamination.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service made the announcement Friday, recalling more than 7,500 pounds of the Bob Evans Farms Food Inc. products.
The raw Italian pork sausage products were made by the Xenia, Ohio-based company onSept. 8 and might contain pieces of thin blue rubber, the USDA is reporting.
The recall affects the following products shipped to retail locations across the nation:
1-pound chubs containing “Bob Evans Italian Sausage,” with lot code XEN3663466 and a “USE/FRZ BY” date of 11/26/22, with a time stamp between 14:43 and 15:25.
The sausage has the establishment number “EST. 6785” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
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Health officials reported the issue was found after receiving consumer complaints reporting thin blue rubber in the meat.
Consumers with questions about the recall may call 440-463-3264.
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