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More Than 17 Tons of Johnsonville Turkey Kielbasa Recalled Due to Possible Rubber Contamination

The problem was discovered after consumer complaints about pieces of rubber in the ready-to-eat turkey sausage.

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Contract manufacturer Salm Partners is recalling approximately 35,430 pounds (17.7 tons) of Johnsonville turkey kielbasa that Salm Partners manufactured for Johnsonville. The products may be contaminated with pieces of rubber, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The problem was discovered after consumer complaints about pieces of rubber in the ready-to-eat sausage.There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or injury due to consumption of the recalled kielbasa, which was produced between October 30 and 31, 2023. 

This is the second recall of products from Salm Partners in recent months. Another recall was issued in January for 66.5 tons of Aldi's Parkview turkey kielbasa that was made by Salm Partners for the retailer. 


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The following Johnsonville products are subject to recall:

  • 12-oz. vacuum-packed packages containing a single piece of Johnsonville Polish Turkey Kielbasa sausage, and best by dates 05/17/24 and 05/18/24 printed on the side of the packaging.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number "P-32009" printed on the side of the packaging. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

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Those at FSIS are concerned that some product may be in consumers' refrigerators, and the agency urges people not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Stephanie Schafer, director of global corporate communications for Johnsonville, at 888-556-2728 or [email protected].

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