News Release

Olli Salumeria Americana, LLC Recalls Pork Products Due To Misbranding

Class I Recall 120-2015
Health Risk: High Sep 8, 2015
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Congressional and Public Affairs 
Felicia Thompson 
(202) 720-9113

 


EDITOR'S NOTE: On Sept. 11, 2015, the release was updated to include additional distribution locations.

 

 

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today that Olli Salumeria Americana, LLC., an Oceanside, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 5,391 pounds of salami products due to misbranding. The products’ packaging does not contain a list of ingredients, and FSIS wants consumers to be aware that this product was formulated with wine that contains sulfites. Consumption of these products may cause adverse health consequences for consumers who have sulfite sensitivities.

The salami was produced on various dates from Aug. 3-27, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)]

  • “Olli Salumeria Napoli Applewood Smoked Salame” in 5.5 lb. bulk cases containing 3 pieces each with case code “2610” on the packaging.
  • “Olli Salumeria Sopressata Robust Salame” in 5.5 lb. bulk cases containing 3 pieces each with case code “2659” on the packaging.
  • “Olli Salumeria Genoa Mild Salame” in 5.5 lb. bulk cases containing 3 pieces each with case code “2449” on the packaging.
  • “Olli Salumeria Toscano Fennel Pollen Salame” in 5.5 lb. bulk cases containing 3 pieces each with case code “2609” on the packaging.
  • “Olli Salumeria Pepperoni Classic American Salame” in 5.5 lb. bulk cases containing 3 pieces each with case code “2295” on the packaging.
  • “Olli Salumeria Calabrese Spicy Salame” in 5.5 lb. bulk cases containing 3 pieces each with case code “2448” on the packaging.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “Est. 45334” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were sold to one distributor, who then sold it to restaurants in Arizona, California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Nevada and New York.

The problem was discovered by an FSIS consumer safety inspector during routine inspection activities.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers or media with questions about the recall can contact the company at info@olli.com.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.
Last Modified Jun 08, 2016