87,382 Pounds of Meat Just Got Recalled in Missouri & Illinois
If you bought meat in Missouri or Illinois recently, it's time to check the fridge and/or freezer. There's been a massive recall of over 87,000 pounds of meat due to listeria concerns.
The US Food and Drug Administration just issued a huge list of ready-to-eat meat products from Behrmann Meat and Processing. The meat products from Behrmann that this concerns were produced between July 7, 2022, to Sept. 9, 2022. The press release says that the labels you need to look for include "establishment number “EST 20917” inside the USDA mark of inspection".
The FDA press release says many of these products were shipped to many stores in both Missouri and Illinois.
Here's a sample provided by the FDA of one of the Behrmann Meat and Processing labels:
Listeria is a serious food contamination issue that is especially dangerous for pregnant women, the elderly or anyone with a compromised immune system. The CDC website has more listeria facts and symptoms to watch out for that may indicate that you've eaten something contaminated. Fever, flu-like symptoms, headaches and a stiff neck are just a few things to watch out for.
Highly advised that you check out the complete list of labels provided by the FDA to make sure you don't have some of these recalled meats that could be contaminated with listeria.