Yoakum Packing Co. Recalls Venison Sausage Products Due to Mislabeling

Yoakum Packing Co. is recalling smoked venison sausage that contains pork products that were not represented on the label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday.

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WASHINGTON, April 10, 2019 (USDA FSIS release) ‚ÄĒ Yoakum Packing Co., a Yoakum, Texas establishment, is recalling 12,388 pounds of smoked venison sausage that contains pork products that were not represented on the label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture‚Äôs Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday.

The fully cooked smoked venison sausage containing beef, pork and other nonmeat products items were produced from May 3, 2017 through March 22, 2019. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 2.5-lb. plastic wrapped bags containing frozen sausage links of ‚ÄúVENISON Smoked Sausage ‚Äď FULLY COOKED ‚Äď KEEP REFRIGERATED‚ÄĚ and case code 35710 or 35712 represented on the label.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number ‚ÄúEST. 2216‚ÄĚ inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors and retailers in the state of Texas.

The problem was discovered during routine labeling verification by FSIS on April 10, 2019.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ and retailers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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