USDA recalls over 1,000 pounds of packaged meat due to Salmonella concerns
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced a recall of over 1,000 pounds of meat due to what is called ‘Salmonella adulteration’.
According to the agency, packages of ready-to-eat speck prosciutto and salami produced on September 22 and October 12, 2017, respectively, were the target of the recall.
Those products were shipped to distribution centers in California, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey and New York.
The problem was discovered when an FSIS sample of the ready-to-eat salami product was confirmed positive for Salmonella.
The agency says there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
Below is a list of the products:
• Vacuum-sealed random weight plastic packages containing “Black Kassel Piller’s Dry Aged D’Amour Salami” with Best Before date of May 12, 2018
• Vacuum-sealed random weight plastic packages containing “Black Kassel Piller’s Dry Aged Speck Smoked Prosciutto” with Best Before date of May 12, 2018.
More information on the recall can be found here.