Michigan Firm Recalls Calzone Products for Possible Listeria Contamination

Albie’s Foods, a Gaylord, Michigan establishment, is recalling 311 pounds of pizza calzone products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Friday, April 20.

The fully cooked, ready-to-eat, calzone products were produced on April 10, 2012, and then shipped to institutions in Indiana and Michigan. The following products are subject to recall:  Packages containing 48 4.5-oz. pieces of “Albie’s Pizza Calzone.”  An image of the package label is appended below:

Albie's Pizza Calzone Label

Each package bears the establishment number “EST. 10100” inside the USDA mark of inspection.  Consumers and reporters with questions about the recall should contact Paul Lochinski, Albie’s Foods Inc. Vice President, at (989) 732-2800.


About Les Bourquin

Professor and Food Safety Specialist Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition Michigan State University
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