FSIS: Over 50K pounds of charcuterie meats recalled due to listeria concerns

Customers are urged to return or throw away the recalled meats

Charcuterie on the show today! (pixabay, Pixabay 2022)

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.

BrandProductSizeBest By Date
FREDERIK’S by MeijerSpanish-style charcuterie sampler tray6-oz. plastic tray4/15/23
Boar’s HeadCharcuterie trio6-oz. plastic tray4/13/23, 4/14/23 and 4/15/23
Colameco’s PrimoNaturale genoa uncured salami7-oz. plastic tray12/23/23
Colameco’s PrimoNaturale black pepper uncured salami7-oz. plastic tray12/22/23, 12/30/23 and 1/17/24
Del DucaSopressata, coppa & genoa salami1-lb. plastic tray4/13/23 and 4/14/23
Del DucaCalabrese, prosciutto & coppa1-lb. plastic tray5/6/23
Del DucaGenoa salami, uncured pepperoni & hard salami1-lb. plastic tray5/4/23
Gourmet SelectionSopressata, capocollo, hard salame12-oz. plastic tray4/14/23

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

  • Fever
  • Muscle aches
  • Headache
  • Stiff neck
  • Confusion
  • 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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About the Author:

Elizabeth Washington is a Digital News Editor and has been with Local 4 News since April 2022.