Packaging Error Prompts Stromboli Recall from Stefano’s Foods

The frozen meatball Stromboli items were incorrectly packaged in a box labeled as pepperoni and Italian sausage Stromboli

Packaging Error Prompts Stromboli Recall from Stefano’s Foods
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july 25, 2017

Charlotte-based company Stefano's Foods has announced that it is recalling about 1,000 pounds of Stromboli products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains eggs, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The frozen meatball Stromboli items were incorrectly packaged in a box labeled as pepperoni and Italian sausage Stromboli.

Recalled Product Details

The affected products bear the name SCREAMIN' SICILIAN PIZZA CO. STROMBOLI SUPREMUS MAXIMUS PEPPERONI & ITALIAN SAUSAGE with enjoy-by date 2/19/2018, lot code 70010117517, and establishment number EST. 19140 inside the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) mark of inspection.

The problem was discovered on July 21, 2017 by a company employee during the firm's routine product packaging activities.

What Should Consumers Do?

Consumers who have purchased these Stromboli products are urged not to consume them. The products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

To date, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

Customers with questions about the recall can contact Kathleen Kirkham with Stefano's Foods at (888) 295-8727.