A Louisiana meat-packing company has recalled 20,166 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted cooked roast beef deli meat, some of which may be in Illinois stores. The US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service says Manda Packing in Baker, is recalling meat that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. The possibly tainted products were packed February 27 and shipped for distribution and to retail deli stores in eight states including Illinois.
The recall includes 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 and Manda Whole Wet Pack Roast Beef.
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