Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Daniele Brand Deli Meats Recalled

Possible Salmonella Contamination

January 25, 2010 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain Daniele brand salami products, described below, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

All codes of the following Daniele brand products are affected by this recall:

Product Size UPC Purchased at
Gourmet Italian Deli Selection 400 g 7 36436 53013 1 Super C stores in Quebec.
Italian Brand Gourmet Pack 500 g 7 36436 70737 3 Costco stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Gourmet Italian Deli Selection Tray 600 g 7 36436 72005 1 Costco stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Additional products have been recalled by the manufacturer and may have been imported into Canada. For a full list of products, please consult the USDA website: using this LINK.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products in Canada.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with this bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

The importers are voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).


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