Call 586-777-9080, Ext. 224 For More Information
CBS2 – New York
May 31, 2005 11:23 am US/Eastern
WASHINGTON (AP) Ready-to-eat meat products made by Winter Sausage Manufacturing are being recalled, because they may be contaminated with listeria.
The products recalled by the East Pointe, Mich., firm were distributed to retail stores and institutions in Michigan, New York and Ohio. The recalled products bear the number ìEST. 10158– inside the USDA mark of inspection and include products labeled with the names, M & I Brand, The Butcher Shop, Old Tyme Deli, Rizk Halal Meat, Salay’s, Spartan, Top Dog, Walnut Creek, Winter or Winter’s, World Famous, Tony Packo’s and Zorba, Loukaniko.
Agriculture Department sampling discovered the possible contamination. The department has received no reports of illness associated with the recalled products. Listeria can lead to a rare but potentially deadly disease that causes high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea and can lead to miscarriages, stillbirths and serious and sometimes fatal infections in infants, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems. For more information, call 586-777-9080, extension 224.