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Louisiana firm recalls "ready to eat" meat products

4 years ago August 14, 2010 Aug 14, 2010 Saturday, August 14 2010 Saturday, August 14, 2010 4:17:39 PM CDT in News
Source: La. Department of Agriculture and Forestry

Vernon Foods, LLC, a Prairieville based food company, is recalling nearly 500 thousand pounds of "ready to eat" sausage and hog head cheese products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes according to the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

The possible contamination was discovered through a food borne illness investigation.

Eating foods that contain Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a potentially fatal disease. According to the LDAF healthy people rarely contract listeriosis.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • All Size Packages of Veron Hot Smoked Sausage
  • All Size Packages of Veron Mild Smoked Sausage  
  • All Size Packages of Martin Hot Smoked Sausage
  • All Size Packages of Martin Mild Smoked Sausage
  • All Size Packages of Veron Andouille Sausage
  • All Size Packages of Martin Andouille Sausage       
  • All Size Packages of Veron Hog Head Cheese

 

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