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Listeria Found in Ready-to-Eat Beef Sausage

Southside Market & BBQ of Elgin, TX is recalling approximately 2,373 pounds of ready-to-eat beef sausage products that may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday.

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS testing. There have been no reports of illness.

The recall involves: 

– 16 oz. packages of Southside Market & BBQ Original Beef Sausage, Lot # 065-E

– 16 oz. and 48 oz. packages of Southside Market & BBQ Original Beef Sausage, Lot #’s 065-A, 065-B, 065-C, and 065-D

– 16 oz. packages of Southside Market & BBQ 1882 Hot Recipe Beef Sausage, Lot # 065-D

Case labels or packaging may bear the establishment number EST. 21577 in the USDA Mark of Inspection. The smoked and fully cooked products were produced on March 5, 2012, and distributed to retail warehouses in Texas, as well as through Internet sales to California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana and Texas. 

For more information contact Bryan Bracewell, CEO of Southside Market & BBQ, at 512-285-3407. 

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