WASHINGTON (KTLA) -- A New Jersey-based meat company is recalling over 324,000 of frozen, ready-to-eat meat and chicken products due to a possible bacteria contamination.
Buona Vita, Inc. 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 was discovered through microbiological testing at the company's plant in Ohio.
The affected brands include Silver Lake Brand, Argentina Pride, Dirusso, Buona Vita and Mama Isabella.
A list of specific states included in the recall was not made available.
There have been no reports of persons have been sickened or hospitalized.
Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
For a full list of recalled items, visit the USDA's website here.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Buona Vita at (856) 453-7972.
Meat Recalled Over Possible Listeria Contamination
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