Food recall warning

Certain Gusto brand and Olli brand ready-to-eat meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Starting date:
March 2, 2018
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Dovre Import & Export Ltd.
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 2, 2018 - Industry is recalling certain Gusto brand and Olli brand ready-to-eat meat products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

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.

Who is affected

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.


This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Gusto Napoli Applewood-Smoked Salame 170 g 1000012821 n/a
Gusto Chorizo Smoked Paprika 170 g 1000012812 n/a
Gusto Sopressata Black Peppercorn Salame 170 g 1000012811 n/a
Gusto Toscano Fennel Pollen Salame 170 g 1000012805 n/a
Gusto Pepperoni Classically American 170 g 1000012804 n/a
Olli Molisana Pepper + Garlic Salami 175 g 1000012808 n/a
Olli Napoli Applewood-Smoked Salami 175 g 1000012810 n/a
Olli Calabrese Spicy Salami 175 g 1000012807 n/a


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