You may want to check the meats you bought for your next charcuterie board, as there has been a recall issued for over 50,000 pounds of ready-to-eat meats due to listeria concerns.
Approximately 52,914 pounds of charcuterie meats are being recalled as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety (FSIS) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have discovered that the meats have been in contact with listeria which causes the infection listeriosis.
The FSIS announced on Sunday that they discovered the issues during a routine inspection when listeria was found on surfaces that the meat have been in contact with.
Below are the meats that were produced from May 23 through Nov. 25, 2022, and were shipped to retail locations across the United States from Dec. 23, 2022, through Jan. 17, 2023, that are being recalled.
|Brand||Product||Size||Best By Date|
|FREDERIK’S by Meijer||Spanish-style charcuterie sampler tray||6-oz. plastic tray||4/15/23|
|Boar’s Head||Charcuterie trio||6-oz. plastic tray||4/13/23, 4/14/23 and 4/15/23|
|Colameco’s Primo||Naturale genoa uncured salami||7-oz. plastic tray||12/23/23|
|Colameco’s Primo||Naturale black pepper uncured salami||7-oz. plastic tray||12/22/23, 12/30/23 and 1/17/24|
|Del Duca||Sopressata, coppa & genoa salami||1-lb. plastic tray||4/13/23 and 4/14/23|
|Del Duca||Calabrese, prosciutto & coppa||1-lb. plastic tray||5/6/23|
|Del Duca||Genoa salami, uncured pepperoni & hard salami||1-lb. plastic tray||5/4/23|
|Gourmet Selection||Sopressata, capocollo, hard salame||12-oz. plastic tray||4/14/23|
Those that purchased any of the meats above are advised to throw away the product or return the meats to the place they bought them from. The FSIS has reported that there have been no confirmed reports of reactions due to the consumption of the products above.
Symptoms of Listeriosis
- Muscle aches
- Stiff neck
- Loss of balance
- Convulsions are sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms
Listeriosis is an invasive infection that spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. Those that are considered high risk of listeria are those who are pregnant, over the age of 65 or have a weakened immune system, according to the CDC. Symptoms can start within two weeks after the consumption of contaminated food.
Below are the labels of the products being recalled:
Click here to read the full recall notice.
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