Johnsonville Farms a Wisconsin Firm Recalls Turkey Sausage with Cheddar Cheese Products That May Contain Foreign Materials

August 15, 2012 – Johnsonville Sausage, LLC, a Sheboygan Falls, Wisc. establishment, is recalling approximately 48,000 pounds of “Turkey Sausage with Cheddar Cheese” products because they may contain pieces of gloves, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The following product is subject to recall: [View Label]

  • 13.5-oz. vacuum packages of “Johnsonville Turkey Sausage with Cheddar Cheese”

The packages can be identified by establishment number “EST. P-34224” inside the USDA mark of inspection and the best by date “08/20/2012 2.” The “Turkey Sausage with Cheddar Cheese” was produced on May 22, 2012, and was distributed to retail establishments nationwide.

The company alerted FSIS of the problem after receiving two consumer complaints. FSIS and the company have not received reports of injury due to consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an injury should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Johnsonville Consumer Relations at 1-800-270-4662. Media with questions about the recall should contact Christie Moore, Communications Manager, at (920) 453-7422.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day atAskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. “Ask Karen” live chat services are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.

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Last Modified: August 15, 2012

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

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