RECALL: Beef Meatball Products Contain Egg Ingredient Not Listed on the Label

People who have an allergy eggs run the risk of a serious reaction if they consume these products

RECALL: Beef Meatball Products Contain Egg Ingredient Not Listed on the Label
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December 5, 2017

A food safety recall from Caesar's Pasta affects approximately 46,810 pounds of Schiff's Italian Brand Meatballs. The impacted products contain egg, a known allergen, which is not listed as an ingredient on the label.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Recalled Product Details

The recalled frozen beef meatball products were produced between November 1, 2015 and November 30, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 10-lb. boxes containing 0.5-oz. pieces of Schiff's Italian Brand Meatballs, labeled with lot code 70033SH.
  • 10-lb. boxes containing 1-oz. pieces of Schiff'sItalian Brand Meatballs, labeled with lot code 70034SH.
  • 10-lb. boxes containing 1.5-oz. pieces of Schiff'sItalian Brand Meatballs, labeled with lot code 70035SH.

The products subject to recall have the establishment number EST. 5498 inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to food service locations in Pennsylvania.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, to date. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled Schiff's Italian Brand Meatballs are urged not to consume them. The products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about this recall can contact Michael Crawford with Caesar's Pasta at (856) 227-2585, extension 226.