Kent Quality Foods recalls more than 48K pounds of ready-to-eat sausage products

More than 48,000 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage with beef products have been recalled after concerns the food could be contaminated with pieces of flexible pink rubber.

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In a news release, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday that Kent Quality Foods, Inc., of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is recalling approximately 48,681 pounds of ready-to-eat Polish sausage with beef products that may be contaminated with the extraneous materials, including the pieces of rubber.

The sausage was packaged June 17, 2019, and June 25, 2019, according to the news release.

The 36-ounce packages contained three 12-ounce, individually wrapped pieces of Teton Waters Ranch Cooked Uncured Polish Sausage Made With Beef has use/freeze dates of Sept. 16, 2019, and Sept. 19, 2019, according to the news release.

The products subject to recall have the establishment number “EST. 5694” on the product packaging. The items were shipped to retail locations in California and Utah.

The problem was discovered when the firm received two complaints of extraneous materials from retailers on July 17, 2019, and July 18, 2019.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions by consumers eating the products, according to the news release.

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