The food recall warning for Marc Angelo brand Genoa Salami issued on Aug. 6, 2014, has been updated to include an additional product. The additional product was identified during a Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. Concord Premium Meats Ltd. is recalling Marc Angelo brand Smoked Prosciutto Speck, product of Italy, from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below: Marc Angelo Smoked Prosciutto Speck, 100 g, with a best-before date of 14 NO 02 and UPC 6 27907 05740 3. The product was distributed in Ontario and Quebec. CFIA recommends that people check to see if they have recalled product in their home. They should be thrown out or returned to the store where purchased. This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings. CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.