Food recall warning

Venetian Meats brand Finocchiona Salami Sweet Fennel recalled due to Salmonella

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Summary

Product
Finocchiona Salami Sweet Fennel
Issue
Food - Microbial Contamination - Salmonella
What to do

Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute recalled products.

Affected products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Venetian Meats Finocchiona Salami Sweet Fennel 2 kg None All Best Before Dates bearing Lot 242

Issue

The affected product is being recalled from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario.

What you should do

  • If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, contact your healthcare provider
  • Check to see if you have recalled products
  • Do not consume, serve, use, sell, or distribute recalled products
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

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Additional information

Previous recalls or alerts
Background

This recall was triggered by test results.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

What is being done

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products.

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

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Food recall warning
Category
Food - Meat and poultry - Processed
Companies

Venetian Meat & Salami Co. Ltd.

Published by
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Audience
General public
Recall class
Class 2
Identification number
RA-72419
Media and public enquiries
Company information
Venetian Meat & Salami Co. Ltd.
Telephone: 905-545-1845
Email: info@venetianmeats.com
Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: information@inspection.gc.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@inspection.gc.ca