Eckrich recalls 90,000 pounds of sausage because of metal bits

May 25, 2017

Nine days after receiving notice that pieces of metal were embedded in a sausage product, Armour Eckrich Meats LLC posted a recall for more than 90,000 pounds of ready-to-eat breakfast sausage distributed to foodservice operations.

Distribution centers in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas received the fully-cooked pork, turkey and beef breakfast sausage items, according to the May 24 recall notice on the USDA’s Food Service and Inspection Service website.

“The problem was discovered on May 15 when Armour Eckrich Meats Inc. was notified by another FSIS-regulated establishment that pieces of metal were embedded in a fully cooked sausage