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Prosciutto Recalled in Canada for Possible Listeria Contamination

Santa Maria Foods of Brampton, ON, announced Friday that it is recalling approximately 2,600 pounds of whole boneless ham prosciutto product for potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the prosciutto was shipped to California and Michigan for further distribution.

Canadian establishment number “473A” within the Canadian mark of inspection appears on the product labels. The boxes distributed are approximately  50-lb. boxes labeled “PROSCIUTTO x 4 GOLD” with the case codes BR031356 or BR031374, produced on Nov. 14 and Nov. 15, 2013.

Each box contains four individually packaged hams with the case codes BR031341 or BR031354.

Anyone in possession of the product should return it to the company or contact the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

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