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Margherita Meats recalls pepperoni

The product may be contaminated with Bacillus cereus (B. cereus)

Margherita Meats pepperoni label
Photo source: USDA
Margherita Meats of Omaha, Neb., is recalling approximately 10,990 pounds of ready-to-eat pepperoni.

The product may be contaminated with Bacillus cereus (B. cereus).

There are no confirmed reports of adverse reactions.

The following unsliced item, produced and packaged on June 17, 2021, is being recalled:

  • 8-oz. plastic shrink-wrapped packages containing unsliced pepperoni “Margherita PEPPERONI” with lot code P1931C and a “use by date” of 12-14-21 on the label.

The recalled products, bearing the establishment number “EST. 19” inside the USDA mark of inspection, were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled products should not consume them. Instead, they should discard them or return them to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions may contact the firm at (844) 342-2596.

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