Uncle John’s Pride, LLC., based in Tampa, Florida, has issued a recall for many of its ready-to-eat smoked meat and poultry items. These products may be contaminated with extraneous metal materials. Approximately 139,909 pounds of the smoked meat and poultry sausage products were recalled after a metal magnet was discovered in a beef trim product used during production. This recall has been classified as a Class I / “High” Health Risk recall, signifying that people may become dangerously ill or die if they consume these products. The ready-to-eat smoked meat and poultry sausage products, produced between March 8, 2017 and April 8, 2017, were distributed to retail stores and foodservices in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. They can be identified by the establishment number “EST. 9179 or P-9179” included inside the USDA mark of inspection.
Consumers in possession of the recalled products should not eat them. Rather, they are advised to dispose of them or return them to their place of purchase for a refund.