Texas company recalls beef sausage products on Listeria concerns
Southside Market & BBQ, an Elgin, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 2,373 pounds of ready-to-eat beef sausage products that may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
The following products are subject to recall:
16 oz. packages of "Southside Market & BBQ Original Beef Sausage," Lot # 065-E
16 oz. and 48 oz. packages of "Southside Market & BBQ Original Beef Sausage," Lot #'s 065-A, 065-B, 065-C, and 065-D
16 oz. packages of "Southside Market & BBQ 1882 Hot Recipe Beef Sausage," Lot # 065-D
Case labels or packaging may bear the establishment number "EST. 21577" in the USDA Mark of Inspection. The smoked and fully cooked products were produced on March 5, 2012, and distributed to retail warehouses in Texas, as well as through internet sales to California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, and Texas. The problem was discovered during routine FSIS testing.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products.