Concord Premium Meats Ltd. is recalling Marc Angelo brand Smoked Prosciutto Speck, product of Italy, from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Consumers should not consume the following recalled product:
|Smoked Prosciutto Speck||100 g||Best Before: 14 NO 02||6 27907 05740 3|
This food recall warning was triggered by CFIA test results. This recall follows the Aug. 6 recall of Marc Angelo brand Genoa Salami due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The affected product was distributed in Ontario, Quebec.
Consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection. Older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns are at higher risk of developing illness.
Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn.
In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated food. For more infectious disease news and information, visit and “like” the Infectious Disease News Facebook page
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.