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Roast Beef Recalled for Listeria Risk

A Louisiana-based firm is recalling 20,166 pounds of roast beef products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Manda Packing Company of Baker, LA issued a voluntary recall of eight types of its cooked roast beef deli meat after a sample collected from the facility April 5 tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, announced USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service Wednesday.

Products subject to the recall include:

  • Manda Supreme Roast Beef
  • Four Star Cajun Roast Beef
  • Four Star Roast Beef
  • Cajun Prize Roast Beef
  • Manda Supreme Natural Roast Beef
  • Manda Natural Roast Beef
  • Manda New Orleans Style Roast Beef
  • Manda Whole Wet Pack Roast Beef

The products come in packages of different weights, marked with a “Sell by” date of May 13, 2013. Packages also bear establishment number “EST. 8746A” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The roast beef products may have been sliced at retail delis, notes the company. These products will not be marked with packaging information.

The products subject to the recall were packed on February 27, 2013, and shipped for further distribution and to retail deli stores in Louisiana, Texas, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Illinois, and Tennessee.

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