Cashew, Almond Found in Squash, Pumpkin Ravioli Leads to Recalls

Cashew, Almond Found in Squash, Pumpkin Ravioli Leads to Recalls
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November 30, 2015

Undeclared ingredients in squash-based ravioli has prompted recalls from a number of retailers.

First, Bertagni 1882 SPA is voluntarily recalling Butternut Squash Ravioli because the products may contain undeclared cashews and almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The recalled ravioli is packaged under various brand names.

One affected product is Bertagni Sweet Butternut Squash Ravioli with a UPC of 8001020110139. Approximately 55,000 units were distributed, packaged in a paper tray with a strap wrapping, throughout the country. Affected product lots include 506B, 508C, 511D, 512C, 513B, 516B, 520A, 522B, 522F, 523B, 523C, 529C, 530F, 531F, 535C, and 536A. These lots can be found black printed on the plastic bag on the front of the package.

Bertagni also sold this product under the Meijer frozen Butternut Squash Ravioli brand name. The recalled item was sold in a 12 ounce paper box with UPC 760236398479, lot code 519E, and an expiration date of 11/05/2016. The product was distributed in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Additionally, Raley's Family of Fine Stores has removed Raley's Frozen Sweet Pumpkin Ravioli from its shelves due to undeclared cashew and almond. The item, sold in its Bel Air and Nob Hill, CA locations, is packaged in a ten ounce container with UPC 046567021218. All lot numbers are affected.

Customers who have purchased any of these products should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions about the recalls can contact Bertagni at quality@bertagni1882.it, Meijer at (877) 363-4537, and Raley's at (800) 925-9989.