Salami with E. coli pulled from shelves in Netherlands

The Italian company, Fiorucci, pulled 4,230 packages of 80 gram Salame Milano off the shelves in the Netherlands because they may be contaminated with E. coli. Albert Heijn is the only Dutch supermarket carrying the product.

Salame MilanoThe bacterium E.coli VTEC (or STEC) was found during a check by Campofrío Food Group.

The affected packages were sold in the Netherlands between January 30 and February 13. Only packages with expiration date April 21, 2014 are affected. The product was also distributed in Belgium and Austria.

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