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Greensboro Sausage Company Announces Recall

Posted May 6, 2003 3:08 a.m. EDT

— Cangialosi's Specialty Sausage is voluntarily recalling 180 pounds of frozen, fully cooked beef sausage distributed to restaurants in North Carolina and Virginia. The meat may contain listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Products recalled are 10-pound cases bearing the date April 29, 2003. The product is called "Cangialosi's sweet italian sausage, beef sausage sliced fully cooked."

Consumption of food contaminated with the listeria can cause listeriosis, which is a fatal disease. It also can cause high fever, severe headaches, neck stiffness and nausea.

For more information on the recall, call Giancomo Cangialosi at