WASHINGTON – After a recall of breadsticks by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that were produced by Jag Specialty Foods and used in a product containing the breadsticks, meat and cheese, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert for the ready-to-eat snack products, which were produced on Sept. 2. FSIS issued the alert on Sept. 10, due to the possibility that the products may have comingled with sesame breadsticks and sesame seeds, which were not declared on the products’ label.
The issue was discovered by Daniele International officials who noticed that non-sesame bread sticks from the supplier, Jag Specialty Foods, were mixed with products containing sesame breadsticks. The products were shipped to retail customers in North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
The products subject to the alert include:
• 3-oz plastic packages containing “ITALIAN RECIPE SNACK TRAY Genoa Salami, Provolone Cheese & Breadsticks” with sell-by date “12/30/2021” and lot number “897.”
• 3-oz plastic packages containing “ITALIAN RECIPE SNACK TRAY Prosciutto, Provolone Cheese & Breadsticks” with sell-by date “12/30/2021” and lot number “897.”
The products are labeled with establishment number “EST 54” printed on the top of the package. No illnesses or adverse reactions have been reported due to the consumption of the products.