Sausage Recall

By: AP
By: AP

Gold Star Sausage Company is voluntarily recalling about 15-thousand-500 pounds of sausage that could be contaminated with Listeria.

The Denver-based company did not return a call seeking comment.

The recall was announced by the U.S. Agriculture Department's Food Safety and Inspection service today.

The products were package on Dec. 9 and were sold in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah.

Listeriosis, a potentially fatal disease, can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea.

No illnesses have been reported.

The products were identified as Maverick franks.

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