WASHINGTON – The US Dept. of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that Portland, Ohio-based P&S Bakery Inc. is recalling approximately 2,959 lbs. of pepperoni product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear meat casing utilized in food production.

The items subject to recall are frozen, ready-to-eat, beef and pork pepperoni roll produced on March 29, 2017.

The affected products are:

•    5.25-oz. clear plastic wrapped packages containing 1 piece of Gia Russa brand “DOUBLE STUFFED Pepperoni Roll PEPPERONI & MOZZARELLA,” with lot/case code 17088.

The product subject to recall bears establishment number “EST. 27274” inside the USDA mark of inspection. This item was shipped to distributors and retail locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

The problem was discovered after the firm received consumer complaints through one of their distributors. FSIS has not received reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products.