East Texas company recalls 59 pounds of smoked sausage items

2 years 4 months 1 week ago Tuesday, February 12 2019 Feb 12, 2019 February 12, 2019 7:17 AM February 12, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

CARTHAGE, Texas (AP) - An East Texas company has recalled 59 pounds (26.76 kilograms) of smoked sausage items due to possible under-processing of the food.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the voluntary recall involves Panola County Processing of Carthage. Federal inspectors discovered the problem on Friday.

A USDA statement released Tuesday says the pork smoked sausage links and venison and pork sausage links, in 1.3-pound (0.59-kilogram) packages, were produced Jan. 29 and packaged through Jan. 31. The sausage was labeled Panola County Processing and distributed to retail stores in Texas.

The items have EST. 48219 inside the USDA mark of inspection.

USDA officials have no reports of anyone getting sick. The sausage should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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