Dozens of Country Sausage meat products recalled
PHILLIPS, Wis. – Country Sausage, based in Phillips, Wisconsin, announced Tuesday that it was issuing a voluntary recall for more than two dozen of its products.
The recall includes a list of fully cooked/cured and smoked meats that are produced and sold at the Country Sausage retail store, as well as raw and fully cooked/cured and smoked meats sold at Totem Pole Liquors.
The Class I recall includes products purchased on or before September 12.
A Class I recall is defined as “a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that use of the product will result in serious adverse health consequences or death” according to the United States Department of Agriculture. -United.
Products subject to the recall include: beef jerky, jalapeno beef, landjaeger, natural casing sausages, roscoe snack sticks, pepper jack snack sticks, summer sausage, pepper jack summer sausage, fully cooked polish sausage, bacon, cheddarwurst, cheddarwurst bacon, jalapeno cheddarwurst, Chubby’s Chubbies (large hot dogs), ring bologna, blood sausage, bacon wrapped pork tenderloin, beef tenderloin, beef rib eye, sirloin steak beef, bratwursts, Italian sausage (bulk), ground beef, pork sausage (bulk) and porkie links.
Raw products, including beef tenderloin, beef rib eye, beef sirloin steak, bratwurst, Italian sausage (in bulk), ground beef, pork sausage (in bulk), and porkie ties, which were purchased at Country Sausage’s retail outlet are not included in the recall.
The recall was based on evidence gathered during a routine state inspection. The inspection concluded that the affected products “have not been manufactured under a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point food safety plan”.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Commerce and Consumer Protection said no illnesses have been reported from consumption of the recalled products. However, anyone consuming the recalled products who exhibits signs or symptoms of foodborne illness should contact their physician.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Commerce and Consumer Protection said anyone with these products should get rid of them. Any customers with questions are asked to contact Brian Skomaroske with Country Sausage at (715) 339-3631.