NATIONWIDE — Breakfast food manufacturer Jimmy Dean is recalling sausage links after some consumers said they found small metal fragments inside, according to the company.

  • Jimmy Dean Heat 'n Serve Original Sausage Links recalled
  • Nearly 30,000 pounds of sausage being recalled
  • A few consumers reported finding small pieces of metal

In a news release, CTI Food LLC, which is a co-manufacturer of the Jimmy Dean Heat 'n Serve Original Sausage Links, issued a voluntary recall of 29,028 pounds of that brand of sausages.

"A few consumers contacted the company to say they had found small, string-like fragments of metal in the product," the news release from Jimmy Dean said.

About 2,845 cases of the links were made at a plant — its location was not stated — on Saturday, August 4, 2018.

The statement issued the following advisory notice:

"Each package bears the establishment code M19085 or P19085, a 'use by' date of January 31, 2019 and a UPC number of '0-77900-36519-5.' Cases containing the product are marked with the lot number A638216800 or A638216801."

There haven't been any reports of adverse reactions or injuries, the Department of Agriculture said.

Anyone who bought the particular brand should cut the UPC and date code from the package, throw the sausages away and call 1-855-382-3101.