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Fratelli Beretta USA recalls uncured antipasto meat

The product may be contaminated with Salmonella

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Fratelli Beretta USA of Mount Olive, N.J. is recalling approximately 862,000 pounds of uncured antipasto meat.

The product may be contaminated with Salmonella Infantis and/or Salmonella Typhimurium.

The Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and public health partners to investigate a multistate outbreak of 36 Salmonella Typhimurium and Infantis illnesses in 17 states.

Some ill people reported eating Fratelli Beretta brand uncured antipasto before they got sick.

The following ready-to-eat product, produced from February 28, 2021, through August 15, 2021, is being recalled:

  • 24-oz. trays containing two 12-oz packages of “Fratelli Beretta UNCURED ANTIPASTO PROSCIUTTO, SOPPRESSATA, MILANO SALAMI & COPPA” with best by dates of AUG 27 21 through FEB 11 22 and UPC code 073541305316.

The recalled product, bearing establishment number “EST. 7543B” printed on the packaging next to the best by date, was shipped to retail locations nationwide.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled product should not consume it, but discard or return it to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions may contact the firm at (866) 918-8738.

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