Creminelli Fine Meats recalls Mini Parmesan Salami Sticks due to wrong brand and undeclared allergen

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WASHINGTON, June 28, 2022 – Creminelli Fine Meats, a Salt Lake City, Utah facility, is recalling approximately 4,207 pounds of Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Parmesan Salami Sticks due to misbrand and undeclared allergen , according to the US Department of Agriculture. The Security and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains egg lysozyme, an egg white protein and a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

RTE Salami Stick with Parmesan was packaged on various dates from October 26, 2021 through April 26, 2022. The following products are being recalled [view labels]:

2.6 oz. plastic bags containing “CREMINELLI FINE MEATS UNDRIED ITALIAN PARMESAN SALAMI” salami minis with “BEST BEFORE” dates 06/18/22 through 12/09/22.

The recalled products have the establishment number “EST34644” stamped on the back of the product packaging next to the expiration date. These items were shipped to outlets in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts and Utah, and sold nationwide over the Internet.

The problem was discovered by inspection personnel during a routine label verification examination. Egg white lysozyme, a component of the Parmesan cheese ingredient, is not declared on the final product label.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse effects due to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a health care provider.

FSIS is concerned that some products may end up in consumers’ pantries. Consumers who have purchased these products are asked not to consume them. These products should be discarded or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS regularly conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling companies are notifying their customers of the recall and that steps are being taken to ensure that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Gabriella Graff, office manager at Creminelli Fine Meats, at 801-428-1820. Members of the media with questions about the recall may contact Chris Bowler, CEO of Creminelli Fine Meats, at 801-428-1820.

Consumers with questions about food safety can call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline toll-free at 888-MPHotline (888-674-6854) or chat live via Ask USDA 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety posts on Ask USDA or email a question to [email protected] For consumers who need to report a problem with a meat, poultry or egg product, the Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System is accessible 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis. usda.gov/eCCF/.

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