WASHINGTON, November 9, 2019 – Ezzo Sausage Company, a Columbus, Ohio-based company, has recalled approximately 25,115 pounds of sausage products that may have been consumed in Listeria monocytogenes ] has announced today the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
Ready-to-eat sauces were made on October 29, 2019, October 30, 2019 and November 5, 2019. This spreadsheet contains. a list of products subject to recall. [ View labels (PDF only)
Products to be considered in bear number "EST. 1838A" within the inspection mark of These items were shipped to distribution centers in Indiana and Ohio.
The problem was discovered when the firm reported that FSIS had a positive sample result for Listeria monocytogenes .
There are no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a health care provider.
Consumption of food contaminated with L. the monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that mainly affects the elderly, people with poor immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. is gone. Less commonly, people outside of these risk groups are affected.
Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headaches, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions that precede diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery or life-threatening newborn infection. In addition, serious and sometimes deadly infections occur in older adults and people with poor immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. People in the higher risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months of eating contaminated foods should seek medical care and inform their healthcare provider about eating contaminated foods. .
FSIS is concerned that some products may be in distribution centers, restaurants, or institutional refrigerators or freezers. Restaurants and institutions buying these products are encouraged not to serve them. These products must be disposed of or returned to the place of purchase.
Regular FSIS conducts removal effectiveness reviews to verify the recall of companies reminding their customers of the recall and steps will be taken to ensure the product is is no longer available to consumers. If available, the retail distribution list will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.strong19659003/11Media and consumers with questions about the recall can contact Darryl Thompson, VP Business Development, Ezzo Sausage The company, at (614) 445-8841.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat by Asking USDA out of 10 morning to 6pm (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send an inquiry by email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers who need to report a problem with a meat, chicken, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https: //foodcomplaint.fsis.usda .gov / eCCF /. anak19659013]