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Prosciutto Recalled for Listeria

Orlando Greco & Son Imports and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Tuesday that the company was recalling approximately 822 pounds of prosciutto products for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.  

The recall was initiated after the prosciutto tested positive for Listeria.  FSIS and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are working together since the product was distributed to an Importer of Record and further distributed.  

greco-prosciutto-listeria.gifFSIS has received no reports of illness related to the consumption of the prosciutto.

The following products are subject to recall:  Various pound cases of “Prosciutto Boneless Casa Italia”

The products were distributed to restaurants and retailers in Illinois and Indiana.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact company Office Manager, Maria Spano, at (708) 436-0070.

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