Mucci’s Food Products is recalling an undetermined amount of frozen meat and poultry pasta products which are adulterated and misbranded because they were prepared without the benefit of federal inspection, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (27 April).
A number of products are subject to the recall, including 10-pound boxes of “Mamma Mucci’s pasta, Italian sausage & broccolini ravioli and 10-pound boxes of Mama Mucci’s pasta, veal and porcini Baci.
The frozen meat and poultry pasta products were produced from 1 May 2008, through to 24 April 2009. Each product bears the establishment number “19177” or “P-19177” inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as the Julian Dates of “1218” to “1149” located at the bottom of the box.
The frozen meat and poultry pasta products were distributed to restaurants in Southeast Michigan, and to brokers and distributors in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio.
FSIS was notified of the problem by the USDA’s Office of the Inspector General. FSIS said it had received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a physician.