Sausage sold at Trader Joe’s recalled because it may contain plastic pieces

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WASHINGTON (PIX11) — Chicken sausage sold at Trader Joe’s is being recalled because the fully cooked links could be contaminated with pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.

The recalled food was made throughout March of this year and sold nationwide, the agency said. The recall applies to:

  • 12-ounce packages of Trader Joe’s brand “Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage” with case code 9605 and use by/freeze by dates of “4 22 15,” “4 25 15,” and “4 29 15”
  • 8-ounce packages of al fresco brand “Apple Maple Fully Cooked Breakfast Chicken Sausage” with case code 9709 and use by/freeze by dates of “JUN 13 2015” and “JUNE 20 2015”

The packages are branded with the establishment number “P7839” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

No reports of injuries have been connected to the recall, though two customers have found small pieces of plastic in their food, prompting the move, the USDA said.

Questions can be directed to Joellen West at 800-426-6100 ext. 247.