Listeria Risk Prompts Packaged Sausage Recall
[CREDIT: Warwick Post Composite] Daniele International has recalled ready-to-eat sausage for possible Listeria contamination.
PROVIDENCE, RI – Daniele International, LLC, is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, warns the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH).
There have been no reports of illness linked to these products, reports RIDOH.
Recall Sausage Products
The products were manufactured on various dates from May 23, 2022 to November 25, 2022 and shipped to retail locations nationwide on various dates from December 23, 2022 to January 17, 2023. The following products are included in this recall. :
6-ounce plastic tray of “FREDERIK’S by meijer SPANISH STYLE charcuterie sampler skin” with a sell-by date of 4/15/23; 6-ounce plastic tray of “Boar’s Head CHARCUTUERIE TRIO” with sell-by dates of 4/13 /23, 4/ 14/23, and 4/15/23;7-ounce plastic container of “COLAMECO’S PRIMO NATURALE GENOA UNCURED SALAMI” with sell-by date of 12/23/23;7-ounce plastic container of “COLAMECO’S PRIMO NATURALE BLACK PEPPER UNCURED SALAMI” with expiration dates of 12/22/23, 12/30/23 and 1/17/24; 1-pound plastic container of “DEL DUCA SOPRESSATA, COPPA & GENOA SALAMI” with sell-by dates of 4/13/23 and 4/14/23 ;1-pound plastic container of “DEL DUCA CALABRESE, PROSCIUTTO & COPPA” with a sell-by date of 5/6/23;1-pound plastic container of “DEL DUCA GENOA SALAMI, UNSLICED PEPPERONI & HARD SALAMI” with a use-by date of 5/4/23 ; and 12-ounce plastic tray of “Gourmet Selection SOPRESSATA, CAPOCOLLO, HARD SALAME” with sell-by date of 4/14/23.
These products have EST. 54 within the USDA mark of inspection. View sample product labels online.
Consumers should check any products they have in their refrigerator. Anyone who has bought this product should not eat it. Consumers should throw it away or return it to the place of purchase.
Anyone who eats food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can get listeriosis, a serious infection that mainly affects older adults, people with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns.
Symptoms of listeriosis
Symptoms of Listeriosis include fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, convulsions, diarrhea or other digestive symptoms. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections occur in older adults and people with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. Anyone in the higher-risk categories who has flu-like symptoms within two months of eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated food.
Anyone who has eaten these recalled products and has symptoms of listeriosis should call their healthcare provider.
Read USDA’s full recall notice on their website.