Meat Recall Includes Louisiana
Nearly 23,000 pounds of beef, ham and chicken are being recalled because they may be tainted.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the meats may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Reser’s Fine Foods of Topeka, Kansas reportedly shipped the products to retailers and distributors in 27 states, including Louisiana. The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service has listed multiple “sell by” dates for the recalled meat products.
Here’s the complete list of states to which the potentially contaminated products were shipped: Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, Florida, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Indiana, Iowa, Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Listeria monocytogenes can cause a rare, but potentially fatal disease called listeriosis. Symptoms typically include severe headache and high fever. So far, no illnesses have been reported.