Salami is recalled: suspected salmonella and listeria – consumption can be life-threatening

  • Salami is currently being recalled: Salmonella and Listeria detected
  • Manufacturer warns: “should never be eaten again”
  • Those are them symptoms at a Salmonella or Listeria poisoning

A salami is currently being recalled because there is a suspicion that the sausage is contaminated with salmonella and listeria bacteria. The “Di Gennaro” company sells this pork salami from the Italian company Villani in six federal states: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate.

Salami is recalled: suspected salmonella and listeria bacteria

The Stuttgart delicatessen “Di Gennaro” warns against the consumption of Italian salami, which is sold in several federal states. The following product is affected by the recall:

  • Product: Salame Cacciatore italiano DOP, approx. 150 g
  • Producer: Villani SpA, Via E. Zanasi 24, IT-41051 Castelnuovo Rangone
  • Batch: 240222
  • Best before date (MHD): 07/15/2022
  • Production date: 01/26/2022

The affected product with the batch mentioned “should no longer be consumed, as it could be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria bacteria,” the company warns.

Symptoms of salmonella or listeria disease

The symptoms of a Salmonella disease can be malaise, diarrhea, vomiting and/or fever. The incubation period after consumption is usually 48 hours, rarely up to three days. In babies, small children, the elderly and people with a weakened immune system, the disease can occur more frequently and can become life-threatening.

The symptoms of a Listeria disease can be similar to a common cold. The incubation period after consumption is usually between seven and 30 days. If consumers experience the symptoms mentioned, they should consult a doctor immediately and be informed of the suspicion of salmonella or listeria.

The affected product with the batch mentioned was sent between March 30th and April 6th, 2022 to branches of various trading groups, retailers, butchers and delicatessens in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony and Berlin. Consumers can bring them back to the respective sales outlets. Other batches of the same product, other products from the manufacturer and the distributor are not affected by this recall.

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