Jimmy Dean

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29K Pounds of Sausage Recalled Over Risk of Metal

5 people have found metal fragments in Jimmy Dean sausage links

(Newser) - Check your freezer for 23.4-oz. packages of Jimmy Dean's "Heat 'n Serve" sausages, recalled over an apparent risk of metal fragments. The Monday announcement from the Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service refers to five customer complaints of metal pieces in the frozen... More »

Tyson Wins Hillshire Farms Sweepstakes—for $7.7B

Almost $1B more than rival Pilgrim's Pride offered

(Newser) - Tyson Foods has won the bidding war to buy Hillshire Brands, topping an offer from rival Pilgrim's Pride by almost a billion dollars, the Wall Street Journal reports. Tyson will pay $63 a share in cash for Hillshire, which makes Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park franks, among other... More »

5 Yuckiest Jimmy Dean Meals

Chocolate and sausage? Just plain wrong

(Newser) - The late Jimmy Dean was a Grammy-winning country singer who even did a little acting, but he’ll probably be most remembered for his sometimes-awful line of breakfast products. Max Read rounds up the grossest of the gross on Gawker :
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Country Star Jimmy Dean Dies at 81

Popular crooner turned sausage king

(Newser) - Jimmy Dean, a country musician and entrepreneur who made it into the Country Music Hall of Fame, died yesterday at the age of 81. Dean found music-industry success in 1961 with his hit "Big Bad John," which sold millions and earned him a Grammy in 1962. Dean would... More »

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