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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Food Recall Warning - Certain Gusto brand and Olli brand ready-to-eat meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
March 2, 2018
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Dovre Import & Export Ltd.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, March 2, 2018 - Industry is recalling certain Gusto brand and Olli brand ready-to-eat meat products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Gusto Napoli Applewood-Smoked Salame 170 g n/a 1000012821
Gusto Chorizo Smoked Paprika 170 g n/a 1000012812
Gusto Sopressata Black Peppercorn Salame 170 g n/a 1000012811
Gusto Toscano Fennel Pollen Salame 170 g n/a 1000012805
Gusto Pepperoni Classically American 170 g n/a 1000012804
Olli Molisana Pepper + Garlic Salami 175 g n/a 1000012808
Olli Napoli Applewood-Smoked Salami 175 g n/a 1000012810
Olli Calabrese Spicy Salami 175 g n/a 1000012807

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.


This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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