Frozen Sausage Recalled for Metal

Posted on June 24, 2019 by


San Giuseppe Salami Co. by Giacomo, Elon, N.C., is recalling approximately 832 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE), frozen andouille sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal.

The RTE, frozen andouille sausages were produced on May 14, 2019. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • Varying weights of vacuum-packed, individually-sealed packages containing “SAN GIUSEPPE SALAMI CO. BY GIACOMO ANDOUILLE SAUSAGE (SMOKE FLAVORING ADDED)” with a “Sell By: 11/10/2019” date on the case labels.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 21556” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail and institutional locations in Greensboro, N.C.

The firm contacted FSIS after they received a report that a consumer found a piece of a metal ring in the product.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. FSIS has received no additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

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

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact San Giuseppe Salami Co. by Giacomo’s Plant Managers Francisco Grijalva or Giacomo Santomauro at (336) 586-7003. or at and, respectively.

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