Buona Vita recalls 72,510 pounds of meat products in US

FBR Staff Writer

US-based Buona Vita is recalling approximately 72,510 pounds of various frozen, ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The products subject to recall include Silver Lake brand cooked meatballs; Buon Gusto brand baked Italian style meatballs; Mamma Cacciatore brand baked beef and chicken meatballs; Buono Vita brand baked gourmet meatballs; Sapore Italiano brand baked meatballs; Buon Gusto brand baked meatballs; and Pisa brand baked Italian style meatballs.

All the products were produced on 26 June 2012. The packages bear the establishment number ‘P-954’ or ‘Est. 954’ inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The products were sold to distribution facilities across the US.

According to FSIS, the problem was identified through microbiological testing by a third party. FSIS and the company have not received reports of illnesses due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness have been advised to contact a healthcare provider.

This recall has been classified as Class I, which indicates a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.

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