A meat recall due to possible contamination with Listeria has affected 468,000 pounds of product, with roast beef, ham, turkey, tasso tasso, lunch meats, cheese and other items included on the lengthy list.
The meat recall was issued by Manda Packing Company of Baker, Louisiana, and announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
Manda Packing Company’s meat recall began back on April 10 with 20,166 pounds of roast beef affected, spreading three days later to a far larger number of products spanning several types and brands.
Products affected by the meat recall were sold in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee, and were produced between February 27 and April 9, the day before the recall began.
Amongst that list is S&W branded ham, S&W was acquired in 2007 by Del Monte Pacific Limited and distributed in Singapore.
No further reports received as of 14 April 2013 or any comments on whether the ham sold in Singapore is affected.
View the full list of recalled products here: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_028_2013_Expanded/index.asp