1,134 Pounds of Sausage Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
The Kane County Health Department is advising that Fair Oaks Farms, LLC, a Pleasant Prairie, WI, establishment, is recalling approximately 1,134 pounds of pork sausage patties that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Although there have been no reported illness related to consumption of the products, they were distributed in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa.
The fully cooked pork sausage patties were produced on August 8, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:
- 2-pound plastic sleeve packages containing “BREAKFAST Best FULLY COOKED ORIGINAL PORK SAUSAGE PATTIES,” with a sell-by date of 05/15/2018.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 17479T” above the sell by date.
The problem was discovered when firm’s routine testing indicated positive results for Listeria monocytogenes.
Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Laura Villarreal, Fair Oaks Farms Director of Quality Assurance, at 800-528-8615, Ext. 4116.
SOURCE: Kane County Health Department news release