Johnsonville recalls more than 48,000 pounds of frozen pork patties due to pollution concerns

Johnsonville is recalling more than 48,000 pounds of frozen ground pork and bacon pork patties, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

The USDA received at least three complaints that the pork empanadas were potentially contaminated with black rubber.

There are no reports of illnesses or injuries caused by the products.

The withdrawal is limited to 24 oz. packets of Johnsonville Cheddar cheese and bacon grills (frozen pork patties) with one of the three dates of "Best flavor for" and an EST number:

  • 07/24/2019 and an EST 34225
    08/13/2019 and an EST 34225
    08/14/2019 and an EST 34225

The products were distributed to 31 states, according to a statement posted on the sausage company's website. No other Johnsonville product is affected by this recall.

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