Venison products Recalled for Mislabeling

Posted on April 10, 2019 by

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Yoakum Packing Co., Yoakum, Texas, is recalling approximately 12,388 pounds of smoked venison sausage that contains pork products that were not represented on the label.

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: [View Labels (PDF only)]

  • 2.5-lb. plastic wrapped bags containing frozen sausage links of “VENISON Smoked Sausage – FULLY COOKED – KEEP REFRIGERATED” and case code 35710 or 35712 represented on the label.

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

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.

Consumers with questions about the recall can call Glen Kusak, President of Yoakum Packing Co. at (361) 293-3541.


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