Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Charcuterie Meats

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Posted February 15, 2024

Fast Facts
  • Illnesses: 87   (40 new)
  • Hospitalizations: 18   (8 new)
  • Deaths: 0   (0 new)
  • States: 30   (8 new)
  • Recall: Yes
  • Investigation status: Active   (first posted on January 5, 2024)
Charcuterie meats that may be contaminated.

Products that may be contaminated

Recalled Food

Coppa and charcuterie meat products containing Coppa:

  • Sold nationwide under these brands:
    • Aldi
    • Beretta
    • Black Bear
    • Busseto
    • Culinary Tour
    • Dietz and Watson
    • Lidl
    • Publix
    • Salumi Artigianali
  • See USDA’s charcuterie recall for a full list of recalled products
What You Should Do
  • Do not eat any recalled products. Throw them away or return them to where you bought them.
  • Wash surfaces and containers that may have touched these products using hot soapy water or a dishwasher.
  • Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of these severe Salmonella symptoms:
    • Diarrhea and a fever higher than 102°F
    • Diarrhea for more than 3 days that is not improving
    • Bloody diarrhea
    • So much vomiting that you cannot keep liquids down
    • Signs of dehydration, such as:
      • Not peeing much
      • Dry mouth and throat
      • Feeling dizzy when standing up
What Businesses Should Do
  • Do not sell or serve recalled products.
  • Wash and sanitize items and surfaces that may have come in contact with these products.
Symptoms of Salmonella
  • Most people infected with Salmonella experience diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.
    • Symptoms usually start 6 hours to 6 days after swallowing the bacteria.
    • Most people recover without treatment after 4 to 7 days.
  • Some people—especially children younger than 5 years, adults 65 years and older, and people with weakened immune systems—may experience more severe illnesses that require medical treatment or hospitalization.
  • For more information about Salmonella, see the Salmonella Questions and Answers page.