According to a news release from the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, a Texas company is recalling beef sausage products because of the possiblity of Listeria monocytogenes
contamination that was discovered during routine testing by the Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The company issuing the recall is Southside Market & BBQ located in Elgin, TX. The recall involves 2,373 pounds of ready-to-eat beef sausage products.
The products that have been recalled include:
- "Southside Market & BBQ Original Beef Sausage" in 16 oz. packages
- "Southside Market & BBQ Original Beef Sausage" in 16 oz. and 48 oz. packages
- "Southside Market & BBQ 1882 Hot Recipe Beef Sausage" in 16 oz. packages
The items in question are smoked and fully-cooked products that were produced on March 5, 2012. The items were distributed to retail warehouse locations in Texas and additionally via internet sales to California, Florida, Illinois, Loiuisiana, and Texas.
No illness have been reported at this time. Consuming foods that have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
can cause listeriosis, which is not common, however, can be deadly. Symptoms can include a high fever, a severe headache, stiffness in the neck, and nausea. In pregnant women, listeria can cause miscarriages and stillbirths. In people who have weak immune systems, listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections.
Questions about the recall should be directed to Bryan Bracewell, CEO of Southside Market & BBQ at 512-285-3407.
For additional information regarding the recall including Lot numbers of products, be sure to read the release from the Food Safety and Inspection Service
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