Following the recall of some Ragu pasta sauces for plastic fragments, San Giuseppe Salami Co. has recalled frozen andouille sausage that may be contaminated with metal. The recall affects 832 pounds of sausage products.

Included in the recall are ready-to-eat frozen andouille sausages that were produced on May 14. The recalled sausage was contained in varying weight, vacuum-packed, individually-sealed packages labeled as San Giuseppe Salami Co. By Giacomo Andouille Sausage (Smoke Flavoring Added). The sausage has a Sell By Date of 11/10/2019 on the label.

The recalled sausage also has an establishment number of EST. 21556 inside the USDA mark of inspection. The sausage was shipped to retail and institutions locations in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Labels of the recalled sausage can be viewed here.

Consumers are urged to check their freezers for the recalled sausage. The sausage should not be consumed or served. The sausage should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Questions about the recall should be directed to San Giuseppe Salami by Giacomo’s plant manager Francisco Grijalva or Giacomo Santomauro at 336-586-7003 or by email at and, respectively.

The metal contamination was discovered when the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) received a report from a consumer that found a metal ring within the sausage.

The company has not received any reports of adverse reaction to the consumption of the recalled sausage. Consumers that are concerned about injury or illness from the affected sausage should contact their healthcare provider.