Nearly 53,000 pounds of deli meat recalled due to listeria concerns

WASHINGTON DC (AS TO) — Nearly 53,000 pounds of ready-to-eat sausages are being recalled due to potential listeria contamination.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall on Sunday, which includes eight different products.

The sausage products are typically found on charcuterie boards and were shipped from Daniele International LLC, a Mapleville, Rhode Island facility.

These items were shipped to outlets across the country between December 23, 2022 and January 17, 2023 and are affected by the recall:

  • 6 oz. plastic tray from “FREDERIK’S by Meijer SPANISH STYLE charcuterie sampler tray” with an expiration date of 4/15/23.
  • 6 oz. plastic tray of “Boar Head CHARCUTERIE TRIO” with expiry dates 04/13/23, 04/14/23 and 04/15/23.
  • 7oz. plastic tray of “COLAMECO’S PRIMO NATURALE GENOA UNCURED SALAMI” with an expiry date of 23/12/23.
  • 7oz. plastic tray of “COLAMECO’S PRIMO NATURALE BLACK PEPPER UNCURED SALAMI” with use-by dates 22/12/23, 30/12/23 and 17/01/24.
  • 1 pound. plastic tray of “DEL DUCA SOPRESSATA, COPPA & GENOA SALAMI” with sale dates 4/13/23 and 4/14/23.
  • 1 pound. plastic tray of “DEL DUCA CALABRESE, PROSCIUTTO & COPPA” with an expiry date of 06/05/23.
  • 1 pound. plastic tray of “DEL DUCA GENOA SALAMI, UNCURED PEPPERONI & HARD SALAMI” with an expiry date of 04/05/23.
  • 12 oz. plastic tray of “Gourmet Selection SOPRESSATA, CAPOCOLLO, HARD SALAME” with an expiry date of 04/14/23.

There will also be an establishment number “EST. 54″ inside USDA inspection mark. You can also find the complete labels here.

According to FSIS, the problem was discovered when a routine inspection found listeria on product-contact surfaces.

So far, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse effects or illnesses from consuming these ready-to-eat sausages, but consumers are encouraged to discard them immediately or return them from where they come from. have been purchased.

Listeria, which can be caused by ingesting contaminated raw meats, soft cheeses, and raw sprouts (among other contaminated items), can produce flu-like symptoms and confusion. Pregnant women, newborns and the elderly are most at risk of complications or death, according to the CDC.

People who are pregnant, age 65 or older, or have weakened immune systems are most at risk of getting seriously ill from listeria.

Even if you don’t belong to these groups, you can still take steps to protect yourself, such as reheating deli meats and cheeses to 165 degrees and cleaning your refrigerator, containers, and surfaces that may have touched these foods.

Symptoms of listeria include fatigue, fever, stiff neck, or muscle aches.

If you have questions about food safety, you can contact the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask the USDA 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST) Monday through Friday.

For anyone who needs to report a problem with a meat, poultry or egg product, visit Electronic Consumer Complaint Tracking System.

The CDC launched a multi-state investigation into listeria outbreak linked to meats and cheeses at the end of last year. From Monday, the the investigation remains active. One person has died and 13 others have been hospitalized due to the outbreak, according to the CDC.

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