UPDATE: Recall Expanded – Avanza Pasta, LLC recalls beef and poultry pasta products sold under various brand names in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin

Product Recalls

Brand names involved in Avanza Pasta recall (Composite of USDA images)

The USDA has released the following:

Editor’s note: This recall was updated on March 29, 2021 to reflect changes to the products included in the recall. Additional products and labels have been added to the linked documents.

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2021 – Avanza Pasta, LLC., an Evanston, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 9,847 pounds of meat and poultry pasta products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The meat and poultry ravioli and tortellini items were produced on various dates from October 5, 2019 through March 12, 2021. The products subject to recall can be found here:

Package Size Brand Product Name Best By/Use By Dates
16-oz bag AMBROSINO’S Meat Tortellini Best By 3/1/2021, 9/18/2021
16-oz bag AMBROSINO’S Meat Ravioli Large Square Best By 7/1/2021, 11/13/2021
16-oz bag AMBROSINO’S Meat Ravioli Medium Best By 2/5/2021, 11/13/2021
16-oz bag CALABRIA IMPORTS Meat Ravioli Medium Best By 6/8/2021, 9/30/2021, 11/13/2021
16-oz bag CALABRIA IMPORTS Meat Tortellini Best By 3/12/2022
16-oz bag Conte Di SAVOIA Small Meat Ravioli Best By 2/2/2022
16-oz bag Conte Di SAVOIA Sausage Ravioli Medium Best By 2/2/2022
16-oz bag Conte Di SAVOIA Meat Ravioli Large Square Best By 2/2/2022, 2/25/2022
16-oz bag COUNTRYSIDE FRESH MARKETS Meat Ravioli Medium Best By 11/13/2021, 2/25/2022
16-oz bag FRANKIE’S DELI Chianti braised Short Rib Ravioli Medium Best By 2/17/2021, 7/1/2021, 2/3/2022
16-oz bag FRANKIE’S DELI Sausage & Peppers Ravioli Medium Best By 2/18/2021, 2/2/2022
16-oz bag FRANKIE’S DELI Chicken and Smoked Mozzarella Ravioli Medium Best By 2/17/2021, 11/13/2021, 2/15/2022
16-oz bag FRANKIE’S DELI Small Meat Ravioli Best By 2/5/2021, 3/4/2022
16-oz bag FRANKIE’S DELI Chicken & Prosciutto Ravioli Medium Best By 2/17/2021, 3/10/2022
16-oz bag FRANKIE’S DELI Sausage & Broccolini Ravioli Medium Best By 2/11/2021, 2/16/2022
16-oz bag FRANKIE’S DELI Tuscan Chicken Best By 2/12/2022
16-oz bag Frank’s Deli Meat Tortellini Best By 9/18/2021, 1/4/2022
16-oz bag Frank’s Deli Meat Ravioli Large Square Best By 11/13/2021
16-oz bag Frank’s Deli Sausage Ravioli Large Square Best By 7/1/2021
16-oz bag Gene’s Sausage Ravioli Medium Best By 2/5/2021, 7/1/2021
16-oz bag Gene’s Meat Ravioli Medium Best By 2/5/2021, 7/1/2021, 9/30/2021
16-oz bag Gene’s Chianti braised Short Rib Medium Best By 2/17/2021, 7/1/2021
16-oz bag MartketPlace On Oakton Sausage Ravioli Medium Best By 7/1/2021
16-oz bag MartketPlace On Oakton Meat Ravioli Medium Best By 6/8/2021
16-oz bag MartketPlace On Oakton Meat Tortellini Best By 3/1/2021
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Meat Ravioli Medium Best By 7/1/2021, 9/30/2021
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Sausage Ravioli Medium Best By 7/1/2021, 11/15/2021
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Sausage and Peppers Round Best By 9/22/2021
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Meat Ravioli Large Square Best By 11/13/2021
16-oz bag Nature’s Best Sausage & Peppers Ravioli Medium Best By 9/22/2021
16-oz bag Nature’s Best Round Sausage & Pepper Ravioli Best By 9/22/2021
16-oz bag Nature’s Best Chianti Braised Short Rib Large Round Best By 1/13/2022
16-oz bag Piatto Pronto Tuscan Chicken Medium Best By 6/17/2021, 1/4/2022
16-oz bag Piatto Pronto Chicken & Proscuitto Ravioli Round Best By 2/17/2021
16-oz bag Piatto Pronto Chianti Braised Short Rib Medium Best By 7/1/2021, 1/13/2022
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Chicken & Smoked Mozzarella Large Round Best By 2/17/2021
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Sausage & Brocollini Ravioli Large Square Best By 2/11/2021
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Sausage Ravioli Large Square Best By 7/1/2021, 11/15/2021
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Meat Ravioli Large Square Best By 11/13/2021, 10/17/2020, 2/5/2021
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Spinach & Proscuitto Ravioli Large Square Best By 8/27/2021
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Chianti Braised Short Rib Large Round Best By 7/1/2021
16-oz bag S&T PROVISIONS Meat Ravioli Medium Best By 7/1/2021, 11/13/2021
16-oz bag S&T PROVISIONS Meat Tortellini Best By 3/1/2021
16-oz bag TONY’S ITALIAN DELI & SUBS Meat Ravioli Medium Best By 2/5/2021, 6/8/2021, 11/13/2021
16-oz bag TONY’S ITALIAN DELI & SUBS Meat Tortellini Best By 3/1/2021
16-oz bag TONY’S ITALIAN DELI & SUBS Sausage Ravioli Medium Best By 7/1/2021, 2/2/2022
16-oz bag Vesuvio Bakery and Deli Meat Ravioli Large Square Best By 11/13/2021, 2/2/2022
16-oz bag Vesuvio Bakery and Deli Meat Ravioli Medium Best By 7/1/2021
5-lb bag Avanza Pasta Chianti Braised Short Rib Ravoli Use By 2/5/2021
5-lb bag Avanza Pasta Large Square Meat Ravioli Use By 10/17/2020, 12/3/2020, 6/8/2021, 2/25/2022
5-lb bag Avanza Pasta Chicken Tortellini Use By 2/12/2022
5-lb bag Avanza Pasta Original Meat Ravioli Use By 10/19/2020, 7/1/2021, 2/2/2022
16-oz bag Avanza Pasta Meat Ravioli Large Square Best By 10/17/2020, 2/5/2021, 2/25/2022
5-lb bag Avanza Pasta Large Square Sausage & Broccolini Ravioli Use By 2/11/2021
8-oz bag Avanza Pasta Meat Tortellini Use By 10/18/2020, 1/6/2021, 2/25/2022
16-oz bag Avanza Pasta Meat Tortellini Best By 3/1/2021, 2/25/2022
16-oz bag Avanza Pasta Meat Ravioli Small Best By 10/17/2020, 2/5/2021, 2/2/2022
16-oz bag Fratello’s Meat Ravioli Large Square Use By 10/3/2020, 11/13/2021
16-oz bag Fratello’s Meat Tortellini Best By 2/25/2022
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Meat Ravioli Medium Besy By 11/13/2021
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Tuscan Chicken Large Square Best By 10/17/2020
16-oz bag CAPUTO Meat Tortellini Use By 1/6/2021, 3/1/2021, 9/18/2021
16-oz bag COUNTRYSIDE FRESH MARKETS Meat Tortellini Best By 9/18/2021, 1/4/2022
16-oz bag S&T PROVISIONS Sausage Ravioli Large Square Best By 7/1/2021
5-lb bag TONY’S ITALIAN DELI & SUBS Meat Ravioli Medium Best By 9/30/2021
16-oz bag ZEPPE’S ITALIAN MARKET Sausage & Peppers Ravioli Medium Best By 2/2/2022
16-oz bag ZEPPE’S ITALIAN MARKET Chianti Braised Short Rib Medium Best By 4/19/2021, 7/29/2021, 11/19/2021, 1/13/2022
16-oz bag ZEPPE’S ITALIAN MARKET Tuscan Chicken Medium Best By 7/29/2021, 2/12/2022
16-oz bag AMBROSINO’S Meat Ravioli Round All best by dates
16-oz bag AMBROSINO’S Meat Ravioli Small All best by dates
16-oz bag AMBROSINO’S Sausage & Brocollini Ravioli Large Square All best by dates
16-oz bag AMBROSINO’S Sausage & Peppers Ravioli Large Round All best by dates
16-oz bag AMBROSINO’S Sausage Ravioli Large Square All best by dates
16-oz bag AMBROSINO’S Sausage Ravioli Medium All best by dates
16-oz bag Conte Di SAVOIA Chicken & Smoked Mozzarella Round All best by dates
16-oz bag Conte Di SAVOIA Meat Ravioli Medium All best by dates
5-lb bag COUNTRYSIDE FRESH MARKETS Meat Ravioli Medium All best by dates
16-oz bag FRANKIE’S DELI Chianti braised Short Rib Ravioli Round All best by dates
16-oz bag FRANKIE’S DELI Meat Tortellini All best by dates
16-oz bag Frank’s Deli Chicken & Prosciutto Ravioli Medium All best by dates
16-oz bag Frank’s Deli Sausage Ravioli Medium All best by dates
16-oz bag Gene’s Chicken & Smoked Mozzarella Medium All best by dates
16-oz bag Gene’s Tuscan Chicken Ravioli All best by dates
16-oz bag MartketPlace On Oakton Meat Ravioli Large Sqare All best by dates
16-oz bag MartketPlace On Oakton Sausage Ravioli Large Square All best by dates
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Chianti Braised Short Rib Large Round All best by dates
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Chianti Braised Short Rib Medium All best by dates
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Chicken & Prosciutto Ravioli Medium All best by dates
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Meat Ravioli Medium All best by dates
5-lb bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Meat Ravioli Medium All best by dates
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Meat Ravioli Small All best by dates
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Meat Tortellini All Best by dates
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Sausage & Brocollini Ravioli Medium All Best by dates
16-oz bag Minelli MEAT & DELI Sausage and Peppers Medium All Best by dates
16-oz bag Nature’s Best Chianti Braised Short Rib Medium Round All Best by dates
16-oz bag Piatto Pronto Meat Ravioli Medium All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Chianti braised Short Rib Medium All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Chicken & Prosciutto Ravioli Medium All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Chicken & Prosciutto Ravioli Round All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Chicken & Smoked Mozzarella Medium All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Meat Ravioli Large Round All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Meat Ravioli Small All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Meat Tortellini All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Sausage & Brocollini Ravioli Medium All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Sausage & Peppers Ravioli Large Round All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Sausage & Peppers Ravioli Medium All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Sausage Ravioli Medium All Best by dates
16-oz bag PRISCO’S FAMILY MARKET Tuscan Chicken All Best by dates
16-oz bag S&T PROVISIONS Sausage Ravioli Medium All Best by dates
16-oz bag TONY’S ITALIAN DELI & SUBS Meat Ravioli Large Square All Best by dates
16-oz bag TONY’S ITALIAN DELI & SUBS Sausage Ravioli Large Square All Best by dates

The products subject to recall do not bear an establishment number nor the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to restaurants, distributors, and retail locations in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.                         

The problem was discovered by FSIS during in-commerce surveillance activities.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify theircustomers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Pavlos Loumbroukos, Operations Manager for Avanza Pasta, LLC., at (847) 584-2891.

Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.

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