Updated Food Recall Warning - Marc Angelo brand Smoked Prosciutto Speck recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Recall date:
August 27, 2014
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Concord Premium Meats Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
9189

Recall details

Ottawa, August 27, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on August 6, 2014 has been updated to include an additional product. The additional product was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Concord Premium Meats Ltd. is recalling Marc Angelo brand Smoked Prosciutto Speck, product of Italy, from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Marc Angelo Smoked Prosciutto Speck 100 g Best Before: 14 NO 02 6 27907 05740 3

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

Media enquiries

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