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Frozen Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Grillers Recalled – January 2019

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Frozen Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Grillers Recalled

Johnsonville, the most popular brand of sausage in the United States, has announced that approximately 48,371 pounds of raw ground pork patty products, specifically frozen cheddar cheese and bacon grillers are being recalled..

 

Why is This Product Being Recalled?

Johnsonville is recalling approximately 48,371 pounds of raw ground pork patty products because they may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically black rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The problem was discovered when the firm received three consumer complaints regarding black rubber in the product.  FSIS was notified on Jan. 17, 2019. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

What is Being Recalled?

The raw ground frozen pork patties were produced and packaged on Sept. 27, 2018, Oct. 17, 2018 and Oct. 18, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:

003-2019-Label

  • 24-oz. (1.5 lbs.) plastic bag in a carton of frozen “Johnsonville Grillers CHEDDAR CHEESE & BACON FLAVOR” with “Best Flavor By: 7/24/2019” represented on the label.
  • 24-oz. (1.5 lbs.) plastic bag in a carton of frozen “Johnsonville Grillers CHEDDAR CHEESE & BACON FLAVOR” with “Best Flavor By: 8/13/2019” represented on the label.
  • 24-oz. (1.5 lbs.) plastic bag in a carton of frozen “Johnsonville Grillers CHEDDAR CHEESE & BACON FLAVOR” with “Best Flavor By: 8/14/2019” represented on the label.

The product subject to recall bears establishment number “34225” printed on the carton end under the “Best Flavor By” date. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

What Should You Do?

These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Johnsonville Consumer Relations, at (888) 556-2728.

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