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Southside Market and BBQ Recalls Beef Sausage – Listeria

beef sausage listeria.pngThe USDA announced today that Southside Market & BBQ, of Elgin, Texas  has recalled approximately 2,373 pounds of  beef sausage products out of fears of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

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.

To this point, no illnesses have been connected with the recall.