November 11, 1999
Couch's Sausage Recalls Potentially
Contaminated Hot Souse Meat in Ohio
Garfield Heights, OH (SafetyAlerts) - Couch's Sausage
announced today the voluntary recall of 47 pounds of their hot souse meat because the
product may be contaminated with listeria bacteria.
The hot souse meat was manufactured on October 15,
and bears the code date of 12/5. Couch's Sausage distributed the hot souse meat to
retail stores in the Cleveland, OH area.
No illness have been reported to the company.
Couch's Sausage is conducting this recall as a precautionary measure to prevent
Consuming products that contain listeria bacteria
can cause Listeriosis, a disease which usually causes mild flu-like symptoms in healthy
individuals. However, Listeriosis could be life threatening to individuals with
weakened immune systems, the elderly and may result in still-births in pregnant women.
Consumers with questions may call Couch's Sausage
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