A Texas meatpacker is recalling several tons of smoked sausage over possible contamination by soft plastic, marking the company's second recall in a month.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the latest recall by Eddy Packing Co. on Thursday. It includes 9 tons (8.16 metric tons) of smoked sausage that were produce for Texas businesses.
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On May 4, the company recalled nearly 25 tons (22.68 metric tons) of smoked sausage nationwide due to possible plastic contamination.
The latest recall involves 10-pound (4.54-kilogram) cases of Carl's Pork and Beef Smoked Sausage on a Stick. The items have a lot code 8073, case code PS9319, a sell-by date of March 14, 2019. The USDA marker is "EST 4800."
Eddy Packing received a customer complaint about soft, green plastic material in a product. Officials they've received no reports of anyone getting sick.
The smoked sausage should be discarded or returned to the place of purchase.