Charcuterie Salmonella Outbreak [Update]

Updated March 28 with more illnesses A Salmonella outbreak linked to charcuterie platters sold at Sam’s Club, Costco, and other stores has ended after sickening 104 people 27 of whom were hospitalized.

The charcuterie trays, containing prosciutto, sweet soppressata, and dry coppa, made by Fratelli Beretta USA Inc. of Mount Olive, NJ, were recalled. On February 13, the company recalled all of its products containing Coppa.

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Busetto Charcuterie Salmonella Outbreak

Symptoms of a Salmonella infection, which include fever, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea that can be bloody, usually appear within six to 72 hours of exposure. The people sickened in this outbreak, who range in age from 1 to 92 years old, said their symptoms started on dates ranging from November 20, 2023, to February 10, 2024.

The Busetto charcuterie Salmonella outbreak included 104 people in 33 states: Arizona (2), California (2), Colorado (1), Connecticut (1), Delaware (1), Florida (6), Idaho (2), Illinois (1), Iowa (2), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (1) Maryland (4), Massachusetts (1), Michigan (1), Minnesota (7), Missouri (2), Nebraska (3), New Hampshire (1), New Jersey (7), New York (12), North Dakota (1), Ohio (13), Oklahoma (1), Oregon (1), Pennsylvania (6), Tennessee (1), Texas (9), Utah (1) Vermont (1), Virginia (5), Washington (6), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (2).

Health officials interviewed patients about the foods they ate during the week before they got sick. Fifty of the 68 people interviewed so far reported eating a variety of charcuterie meats. At least 23 of them had shopper card records for purchases.

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Previous Recall, Outbreak

In 2021, the company recalled 431 tons of uncured antipasto trays containing prosciutto, soppressata, Milano salami, and coppa after they were linked to a 17-state Salmonella outbreak.

The 2021 outbreak was linked to two strains of Salmonella -Typhimurium and Infantis. The current outbreak is caused by Salmonella I 4:I:- i, formerly  4 [5] 12:I:- a strain that is becoming more common in pork products.

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If you or your family member developed a Salmonella infection after eating recalled charcuterie meats and would like a free consultation with an experienced Salmonella lawyer, please contact us. Our Salmonella Legal Team has represented clients in every major Salmonella outbreak in the U.S. You can reach us by calling 1-888-377-8900, sending a text to 612-261-0856, or by completing the form below. There is no obligation and we don’t get paid unless we win.

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