Texas Affected By 468,000 Pound Meat Recall
Last week, Texas was one of thirteen states affected by Manda Packing Company’s recall of a variety of meat products. The Class 1 recall was issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service. According to the official recall notice, the Louisiana-based company’s recall was due to bacterial contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.
Ham, Turkey, Roast Beef Among Recalled Meats
The recall involved various cuts and package sizes of:
- Roast Beef
- Turkey Breasts
- Tasso (TAH’-soh) Pork
- Ham Shanks
- Hog Headcheese
- Corned Beef
Recalled Meat Shipped to 13 States Including Texas
The recalled meat was produced at Manda’s Baker facility between Feburary 27th and April 9th. These products were shipped to retailers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
What is Listeria Poisoning?
Information below provided by About-Listeria.com.
Listeria is known as the “opportunistic pathogen” due to its ability to multiply faster than all other bacteria at refrigerator temperatures. Listeria poisoning causes an average of 2,600 cases of severe illnesses per year. Symptoms include:
- Fever and Chills
- Muscle Aches
- Stiff Neck
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