Belle Plaine meat company recalls product due to possible Listeria contamination

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(St. Paul, MN) – A Belle Plaine meat processor is voluntarily recalling several sausage products that could result in possible Listeria contamination.

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture reports that the product in question was discovered during routine sampling.

The company is recalling their Ring Bolongna, which is sold at their retail store in Belle Plaine and the World’s Largest Candy Store in Jordan.

Other products subject to recall were package under the Tollefson Family Pork brand and include: Smoked Polish Sausage, Rex’s Smoked Breakfast Sausage, and Smoked Breakfast Sausage.  These products were sold at the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market.

The MDA or the company have not received any reports of illness due to consumption of the products.

Listeriosis is caused by consuming food contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes.  Symptoms of the illness include fever, severe headache, neck stiffness, and nausea.  It can also lead to miscarriages and stillbirths for pregnant woman.

Consumers who purchased any of these products should discard the meat, or return it to the purchase location.

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