The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service recently announced a recall for Walmart’s Great Value brand fully cooked ready-to-eat pork sausage patties and turkey sausage patties produced by George’s Prepared Foods due to a possible Salmonella contamination risk. Representatives from Walmart did not immediately return Red Tricycle’s request for comment.
If you have this product, read on for important recall information.
Recalled Product Description: Ready-to-Eat Pork and Turkey Sausage Patties
The recent recall includes 6,444 pounds of George’s Prepared Foods pork sausage patties and turkey sausage patties sold under the brand name Great Value at Walmart. This includes 24.92-ounce and 35.6-ounce packages produced on Apr. 19, Apr. 27, May 7 and May 9, 2019.
Why the Sausage Was Recalled
The recall was issued due to a possible Salmonella contamination concern. George’s Prepared Foods initiated the recall after a third-party cold storage company inadvertently shipped potentially contaminated products. As of now there are no reports of illnesses due to the recalled products.
How to Tell If Your Sausage Was Recalled
According to the USDA, the following products are part of this recall:
- 24.92-oz. packages containing “Great Value Fully Cooked Original Pork Sausage Patties” with use by date of 10/16/19 and lot code 1091971894.
- 24.92-oz. packages containing “Great Value Fully Cooked Original Breakfast Turkey Patties” with use by date of 10/24/19 and lot code 1171971897.
- 35.6-oz. packages containing “Family Size Great Value Fully Cooked Original Pork Sausage Patties” with use by date of 11/03/19 and lot code 1271972894 or use by date 11/05/19 and lot code 1291972894.
Look for the establishment number EST. M2206T or P-2260T on the package.
What Consumer Can Do
If you have the recalled product, don’t eat it. Throw the product away or return it to the place of purchase. Contact George’s Prepared Foods Customer Care Line at 1-800-471-9665 for more information.