Aldi Announces Recall of Appleton Farms Gourmet Deli Selection

Last Updated on March 19, 2024

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On February 14, 2024, Aldi announced a recall of its Appleton Farms Gourmet Deli Selection due to possible under processing. The recall is in association with Fratelli Berretta USA, Inc. On February 12, 2024, the United States Department of Agriculture announced a recall of ready-to-eat charcuterie meat products made by Fratelli Berretta USA, Inc.

The recalled product was potentially under processed, which means it may have been contaminated with foodborne pathogens.

Recalled charcuterie meat

A picture from the USDA of the recalled product.

The recall affects Appleton Farms Gourmet Deli Selection sold in 6-ounce plastic trays with a UPC code of 4099100038149 and with all best before dates including and prior to July 3, 2024.

The affected product was sold at select Aldi stores in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

If you have the affected product, Aldi advises you to discard it or return it to your local store for a full refund. For more information, Aldi states customers can call the Busseto Recall Hotline at 866-552-4916.

You can view the full press release from Aldi here.

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