The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has updated a March 20 recall of Avanza Pasta LLC meat and poultry pasta products. Dozens of brands are involved.
Avanza Pasta LLC is recalling 9,847 pounds of meat and poultry pasta products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, up from the 2,200 pounds cited in the initial recall.
“FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.,” according to the updated recall notice.
The meat and poultry ravioli and tortellini items were produced on various dates from Oct. 5 2019, through March 12 2021. The updated products subject to recall can be found here.
The products subject to recall do not bear an establishment number nor the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to restaurants, distributors and retail locations in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
The problem was discovered by FSIS during in-commerce surveillance activities.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a health care provider.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Images of the labels of the recalled products can be found here.
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