Buona Vita Recalling Meat, Poultry Products

July 12, 2012

A southern New Jersey-based meat company has recalled more than 324,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to a possible bacteria contamination.

Bridgeton-based Buona Vita announced the recall Saturday of some of its nationally distributed meat items including meatballs, dinner loafs and burger patties with the production dates of May 3, 4, 7, 8 and 9.

According to the USDA, the bacteria were discovered through microbiological testing at the company’s plant in Ohio. But the agency’s release did not include a list of specific states included in the recall.

The affected brands include Silver Lake Brand, Argentina Pride, Dirusso, Buona Vita and Mama Isabella.

There have been no reports of persons have been sickened or hospitalized.

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