updated 3/23/2012 12:43:47 PM ET 2012-03-23T16:43:47

Southside Market & Barbeque in Texas has recalled more than a ton of ready-to-eat sausage products due to possible listeria contamination.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture says no reports have been received of anyone getting sick from eating items recalled by Southside Market & Barbeque of Elgin, about 20 miles east of Austin.

The recall involves items smoked and fully cooked March 5. The products were sold in Texas, plus through internet sales in California, Florida, Illinois and Louisiana. USDA says the potential contamination was discovered during routine product testing.

The recall, announced Wednesday, involves about 2,373 pounds and includes 16 ounce packages of Southside Market & Barbeque Original Beef Sausage, lot number 065-E.

Also being recalled are 16 ounce and 48 ounce packages of Southside Market & Barbeque Original Beef Sausage, lot numbers 065-A, 065-B, 065-C, and 065-D.

The recall also includes 16 ounce packages of Southside Market & Barbeque 1882 Hot Recipe Beef Sausage, lot number 065-D.

Consumers can contact the company by calling 512-285-3407.

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