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Published: Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 10:28 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
WASHINGTON — Some Great Value brand ready-to-eat pork and turkey sausage patties are under recall for potential Salmonella contamination.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Friday night.
The items subject to recall were produced on April 19, April 27, May 7 and May 9 and include:
The products under recall have EST. M2206T o r P-22601 printed on the package. The items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
There have been no reports of adverse reaction. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumption of ready-to-eat food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Common symptoms are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating the contaminated product. The illness usually lasts four to seven days. Most people recover without treatment. In some persons, however, the diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized. Older adults, infants, and persons with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness, according to the FSIS.