• 468K pounds of cooked meat, poultry, deli products recalled due to contamination

    By: Fran Jeffries


    A Louisiana company is recalling some 468,000 pounds of meat due to possible contamination, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

    Manda Packing Company, in Baker, La., is expanding an earlier recall of some 20,000 pounds of roast beef deli meat to include about 468,000 pounds of roast beef, ham, turkey breast, tasso pork, ham shanks, hog head cheese, corned beef, and pastrami, due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the company and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Saturday.

    On April 10 the company recalled about 20,166 pounds of cooked roast beef deli meat.

    Georgia is included in the list of states where the meat products were shipped. Other states include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee.

    A statement on the company’s website lists the recalled meats, which were produced at Manda’s Baker plant between Feb. 27 and April 9.

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