- Euro Foods Inc. ordered the recall of nearly 120,000 pounds of salami bar products.
- The order was placed due to possible salmonella contamination.
- A salmonella outbreak that occurred between September 18 and October 18 has affected 10 states.
Euro Foods Inc. has ordered the recall of nearly 120,000 pounds of salami bar products that may be contaminated with salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service confirmed Wednesday.
The salami sticks included in the recall were shipped to retail stores across the country and exported to Bermuda, according to the recall notice. Product contamination could be associated with the salmonella outbreak that occurred between September 18 and October 18 in 10 states.
Recall of salami bars distributed throughout the US.
In late October, the agency had issued a public health alert regarding certain products from Euro Foods based in Freeland, Pennsylvania, but failed to issue a recall at the time, believing that the affected products were no longer circulating, it reported. Boston 25 News.
However, the agency determined that potentially contaminated products were in fact still being sold, and confirmed that one product available at a retail store and two samples of Citterio salami sticks previously collected by the California Department of Public Health tested positive for the salmonella bacteria.
A salmonella outbreak in 10 states has sickened at least 31 people
Wednesday’s official recall is limited to 2-ounce packages of Citterio “Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks ALL NATURAL” with an expiration date of January 23, 2022, located next to the barcode. Affected products also carry the establishment number “4010,” which is found within the USDA mark of inspection.
FSIS has been working in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as state public health partners, to investigate a salmonella outbreak in 10 states that has sickened at least 31 people to date, it reported. Boston 25 News.
Potentially contaminated salami products may be in pantries
FSIS is concerned that some potentially contaminated salami products may be in consumer pantries or refrigerators, so anyone who has purchased affected products is encouraged to dispose of the product or return it to the place of purchase.
Likewise, consumers are urged to wash all items, containers and surfaces that may have come in contact with potentially contaminated products, using hot soapy water or a dishwasher, advised the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. .
If you get any of these symptoms, stay alert
According to the agency, most people who contract salmonella experience diarrhea, fever, vomiting, signs of dehydration and stomach cramps. Symptoms usually begin between six hours and six days after ingesting the bacteria.
Although most of those who become ill generally recover without treatment after four to seven days, children younger than 5 years old, adults 65 years of age and older, and people who are immunosuppressed may experience more serious illnesses that require medical treatment or hospitalization.
Order recall of nearly 100,000 pounds of chicken products, some sold at Trader Joe’s
A new food recall was issued this week in the United States. Health authorities ordered a recall of almost 100,000 pounds of chicken products, some sold at the Trader Joe’s supermarket chain, due to the risk that they could be contaminated with a foreign material.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday, Nov. 10, that Innovative Solutions Inc. is recalling approximately 97,887 pounds of raw ground chicken burger products, some of which were sold in outlets. Trader Joe’s, reported ABC News on Thursday, November 11.
Order recalls of chicken products sold throughout the US
The chicken burger products featured in the recall were produced on various dates between Aug. 16 and Sept. 29, and may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically bone pieces, a press release indicated.
Chicken items subject to recall or recall from shelves include Chile Lime Chicken Burgers sold at Trader Joe’s, as well as Spinach Feta Chicken Sliders. ), which are sold in other grocery stores. Both products were shipped nationwide, ABC News and Fox Business noted.
They found foreign materials in chicken items and issued the recall
The chicken products that are part of the recall have the establishment number EST. P-8276. The problem was discovered after the company received complaints from consumers who reported bones in the chicken burger, the statement said.
So far there have been no confirmed reports of people being injured or ill, but the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) urged consumers to throw away or return products to the store where they purchased them. Those who have any questions about the recall can contact Frank Sorba, president of Innovative Solutions Inc., by phone (206) 365-7200 or by email at [email protected]
Dole issued mixed salad recall due to listeria risk
Be careful what you eat. Authorities of the company Dole Fresh Vegetables ordered a recall or recall of their mixed salad bags due to the risk that some could be contaminated with the bacterium listeria monocytogenes, which could cause listeriosis infection.
The Boston 25 News reported on the morning of Saturday, October 30, that Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily removing a limited number of boxes of mixed salad from the shelves due to a possible health risk from listeria, the Administration of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Be careful what you eat
In a press release, the FDA reported that the aforementioned company voluntarily ordered the recall of a limited quantity of its Garden Classic mixed salad boxes as a precaution against the possibility that any of them are contaminated with listeria.
However, added the FDA in its report, so far no patient has been reported with any disease related to the batch codes of the mixed salad bags that are part of the recall or mass recall from supermarkets in the United States.
Check if you have bought any mixed salad that is part of the recall
The mixed salad boxes featured in the new recall are as follows (original English name is mentioned for better product identification): 24-ounce Dole Garden Salad, lot codes N28205A and N28205B; Marketside Classic Salad, 24 oz, lot codes N28205A and N28205B; Kroger Brand Garden Salad, 12 oz, lot codes N28211A and N28211B, and Salad Classics Garden Salad, 12 oz, lot codes N28211A and N28211B.
The products were sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia, the FDA said in its statement. The expiration date of all these foods was Monday, October 25, health authorities said. Read more here.