Olympia Meats in Portland, Oregon, had to recall over 860 pounds pork deli meat. Consuming the product could cause severe allergic reactions in people with tree nut allergies. The product was shipped to Washington, Oregon, and Maine to be sold in retail stores and foodservice distribution.
The recall affects Olympia Provisions Mortadella Classica with Garlic & Spices, according to a notice published byThe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, (FSIS),. The ready to eat products were mislabeled Mortadella Classica, but they actually contained Mortadella products that included pistachios. These products were manufactured between February 10 and February 13, 2022. The four-pound vacuum-packed Chubs weigh in at a maximum of 6-13-2022 and 07-14-2022 respectively. They also have batch codes 0422 & 0402. The establishment number “EST. 39928″It is located inside the USDA mark for inspection. Click here for a photoCopy the recall product label.
Olympia Meats discovered the problem after a customer complained about the meat’s pistachios. FSIS was then contacted by the company. FSIS is concerned that the product may still be in consumers’ fridges. They urge consumers to stop eating it. The product can be returned to the consumer for a full refund or thrown away. There are no reports of illnesses related to the issue. Consumers with additional questions can reach Mallory Pilcher (Head of Marketing at Olympia Meats) at 253-691-1792.
Notes: Tree nut allergies are a common food allergy for both children and adults. FARE (Food Allergy Safety & Education). Tree nuts are typically walnut, almonds, hazelnuts, pecans, cashews, and pistachio. Tree nuts can trigger severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. Anaphylaxis. Tree nut allergies sufferers should have an epinephrine injection deviceBecause it is the first treatment to anaphylaxis. The U.S. requires that food packages include labels for 18 tree nuts. A peanut allergy is not the same as a tree nut allergy.
PS Seasoning of Wisconsin published a recall notice in March. This notice recalled various meat snacks because they could contain an undeclared gluten. The seasoning used in the products contained wheat. The products were distributed to retail stores across the country. Some of the Products included in this recall are Wyoming Authentic Honey BBQ Seasoned Angus Beef Sticks, HBBQ With Cheese products, LeRoy Meats & Catering Honey BBQ Snack Sticks, and Smokehouse Honey BBQ Flavored Meat Sticks.