38,000 pounds of sausage recalled after customers complain of plastic pieces

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WASHINGTONA Virginia packing company is recalling about 38,000 pounds of pork sausage that may contain small pieces of plastic, likely from gloves.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service reports that Smithfield Packing Company recalled certain containers of a product called "Gwaltney mild pork sausage roll."

The affected products are:

  • 1-lb. chubs of "Gwaltney mild pork sausage roll" with a use-by date of Mar. 12, 2013
  • Cases containing chubs of "Gwaltney mild pork sausage roll" with a case code of 78533109741

The sausage was produced on Jan. 11 and was distributed in Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas. The problem was discovered after the company received two consumer complaints.

There have been no reports of injury.

Consumers with questions about the recall should call 877-933-4625.

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