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Listeria Test Leads to Pizza Calzone Recall

Albie’s Foods of Gaylord, MI is recalling approximately 311 pounds of pizza calzone due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced late Friday. 

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The problem was discovered during routine FSIS testing.

FSIS and the company say they have received no reports of illnesses associated with the calzone.

The fully cooked, ready-to-eat, calzone products were produced on April 10, 2012, and shipped to institutions in Indiana and Michigan.

The recall is for packages containing 48 4.5-oz. pieces of “Albie’s Pizza Calzone.”

Each package bears the establishment number EST. 10100 inside the USDA mark of inspection. 

For more information about the recall contact Paul Lochinski, Albie’s Foods Inc. vice president, at 989-732-2800. 

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