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At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Duke's Meat Snacks Recall

March 14, 2019


Monogram Meat Snacks, LLC, a Martinsville, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 191,928 pounds of ready-to-eat pork sausage products that may be adulterated due to possible product contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. This recall is being initiated due to product tampering, following the production process.

The ready-to-eat pork sausages are heat-treated and shelf-stable. The items were produced and packaged for Conagra Brand / Duke’s Meats Corp. on various dates between Jan. 16 and March 7, 2019.  The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 795” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered on March 11, 2019 when the establishment confirmed that the product was distributed into U.S. commerce.  There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

If you have any of the products listed below, they should be thrown away or returned to your local Big Y for a full refund.

Product Name



Best By Dates

Dukes Original Shorty Smoked Sausages 81601201051 5oz 5423905310 - 2/18/2020
Dukes Hot & Spicy Shorty Smoked Sausages 81601201052 5oz 5423902110 – 2/16/2020, 5423905610 – 2/20/2020

Consumers with questions about the product should contact Conagra Brands Consumer Care at 1-800-289-6014 from 9AM-5PM CDT Monday through Friday.

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Recalls.gov - Your Online Resource for Recalls - http://www.recalls.gov/

FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp