Massive frozen meat recall

Posted at 9:43 PM, Jul 07, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-08 00:04:36-04

WASHINGTON (WTVR) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Saturday that a New Jersey based company, Buona Vita., Inc., is recalling 324,770 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat meat products due to a possible Listeria contamination.

Buona Vita, Inc. is recalling products produced on May 3, 4, 7, 8 and 9.  The USDA says the products were sold to facilities all over the country.  Brands infected include Napoli, Bullpen, Whorle’s, M&R Frosted Food Co., Argenta Pride, Silver Lake Brand, Dirusso’s, Buona Vita, and Mama Isabella.

The contamination was discovered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture and the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.  So far, there have been no illnesses or deaths to report.

To see the entire list of products being recalled, go to the USDA’s official website.

If you have questions about the recall, please contact Buona Vita, Inc. at (856) 453-7972 and ask for Junior Vice President of Operations, Paul Infranco.