Bertagni 1882 Spa Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Almond And Cashew In Butternut Squash Ravioli
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For Immediate Release
November 25, 2015
Bertagni [email protected] 877-363-4537
Mr. Gaetano Mattiuzzo [email protected]
Firm Press Release
Bertagni 1882 SPA of Arcugnano, Italy is recalling Bertagni fresh Sweet Butternut Squash Ravioli and Meijer frozen Butternut Squash Ravioli because the products may contain undeclared cashew and almond. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to cashew or almond run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Bertagni product is packaged in a paper tray inside a plastic bag and wrapped around with paper band, and was distributed nationwide between 5/11/15 and 11/12/15. The affected lot code can be found on the front of the Bertagni package
Meijer product is packaged in a paper box and was distributed in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin between 6/12/15 to 10/26/15. The affected lot code can be found on the side panel of Meijer package.
The recalled products are listed in the table below:
|Brand Name||Product Name||UPC||Lot Codes||Expiration dates||Retail Unit Size|
|Bertagni||Sweet Butternut Squash Ravioli||8001020110139||506B, 508C, 511D, 512C, 513B, 516B, 520A, 522B, 522F, 523B, 523C, 529C, 530F, 531F, 535C, 536A||from 8/3/16 to 1/29/17||8.8 oz.|
|Meijer||Butternut Squash Ravioli||760236398479||519E||11/5/2016||12 oz.|
There have been no injuries or illnesses reported to date associated with these products. The recall was initiated because tests by an outside agency showed the presence of almond and cashew on raw material used in production of these products.
Customers who purchased the recalled product should return it to the point of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Bertagni at[email protected]. Meijer customers may contact Meijer directly at 877-363-4537.
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm474588.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.