You really don’t want to know how these sausages were made.
A Johnsonville Sausage factory work in Wisconsin allegedly stuffed a wire connector and cigarette papers into food on the job, authorities said.
Jonathan Lane allegedly put cigarette paper into one piece of meat on March 25 at the Sheboygan Falls factory, and the wire connector into another sausage link three days later, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
In both cases, Lane alerted his bosses that he discovered contaminated pieces of meat, and the plant had to be closed to remove any affected products.
But surveillance footage allegedly revealed it was Lane who sullied the sausages. The sausages in question never left the facility.
Lane told investigators that if he lost track of the soiled sausages he would have “prayed to God” that a machine or someone else would have noticed it, according to WBAY in Green Bay.
Lane has been charged with two counts of tampering with a consumer