WASHINGTON – According to the US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Mount Olive, NJ-based Fratelli Beretta USA Inc. recalled approximately 862,000 lbs of uncured antipasto products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Infantis and/or Salmonella Typhimurium.
The ready-to-eat (RTE) uncured antipasto meat trays were produced from Feb. 28, 2021, to Aug. 15, 2021.
The following products are subject to recall:
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 products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 7543B” printed on the packaging next to the best by date. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
FSIS has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health officials to investigate a multistate outbreak of 36 Salmonella Typhimurium and Infantis illnesses in 17 states, with onset dates ranging from May 9 through July 27, 2021. This includes 23 people who are part of the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak and 13 people who are part of the Salmonella Infantis outbreak.
Some ill people reported eating Fratelli Beretta brand uncured antipasto before they got sick. After further investigation, it was confirmed that some of the ill people purchased uncured antipasto trays produced by the company.