Raw Beef Ravioli Products causes public alert due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert because approximately 70 pounds of raw beef ravioli products produced by P&S Ravioli Company (Philadelphia, PA) because the product may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. A recall was not requested because the affected product is no longer available for purchase. FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. The frozen, raw ground beef ravioli items were produced on April 30, 2020. 13-oz. boxes containing “P&S RAVOLI COMPANY 12 JUMBO MEAT RAVIOLI” with a use-by date of 11/30/2020 and lot code 20121. These items were shipped to a limited number of retail locations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The problem was discovered when P&S Ravioli Company was notified by their Eurofins Microbiology Laboratories that a sample was positive for E. coli O157:H7. The products associated with the sample had already been shipped into commerce. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. @ https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/home/!ut/p/a1/04_Sj9CPykssy0xPLMnMz0vMAfGjzOINAg3MDC2dDbwsfDxdDDz9AtyMgnyMDf3dDIAKIkEKcABHA0L6w_WjUJX4Wxq6AZWEBfp7OzsbWPgZwxTgtqIgN8Ig01FREQBCfym8/?1dmy&page=gov.usda.fsis.internet.topics&urile=wcm%3apath%3a%2FFSIS-Content%2Finternet%2Fmain%2Fnewsroom%2Fnews-releases-statements-and-transcripts%2Fnews-release-archives-by-year%2Farchive%2F2020%2Fpha-05122020-01

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