Some Prosciutto Products Are Recalled

WASHINGTON, May 6 (UPI) — The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall of about 70 pounds of Casa Italia-brand prosciutto products due to possible contamination.

The FSIS said International Gourmet Inc. of Springfield, Va., recalled the product, also distributed in Canada, because it might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause serious and even fatal infections.

The recall includes various weight cases of “Casa Italia C.I. Prosciutto Boneless” ham. The FSIS said the exterior of each case bears the number “665″ inside the Canadian inspection legend and lot No. 70. A yellow sticker placed on the foil wrapped product inside the case also displays the lot number.

The recalled prosciutto was distributed to retailers in Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Consumers with questions can contact the company at 703-569-4520.

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