Some of the products that came out of the processing plant were found to be contaminated with the pathogen. There have been no reports of illness linked to eating the recalled meat.
People with weakened immune systems, including older adults and pregnant individuals, can be at risk for listeriosis, an infectious disease caused by the Listeria monocytogenesbacteria. There are a number of symptoms of listeriosis.
The recalled meat was shipped to retail locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Missouri. You can find the full list of retailers and distributors here. If the meat products are discovered in more states, the recall notice will be updated.
The recalled meats include everything from bacon strips and beef wieners to summer sausage and pulled pork. You can find a full list of the products on this list. The images of the recalled meats are contained in this file.
The recalled meats all have the same thing in common.
FSIS will alert consumers by updating the file containing the products' labels if more ready-to- eat meat products are added.
Don't eat the recalled meat products if you have them. You can either throw them away or return them to the store where you bought them.
Anyone with questions about the recall can contact the vice president of operations at the company.