An Italian specialty meat producer has recalled products that may contain aluminum.

Buffalo, New York-based Battistoni Italian Specialty Meats LLC recalled about 22,630 pounds of ready-to-eat Genoa Salami and Capocollo products, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The problem was discovered when an aluminum clip was found in product as it was being sliced at a retailer. Battistoni’s products are often sliced instore and sold in deli meat cases.

As of Oct. 13, there had been no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of affected product.

The products were produced between Jan. 30 and Aug. 21 and include:

  • 18.9-lb vacuum-sealed packages containing “Battistoni GENOA SALAMI WITH WINE,” with lot codes 31B and 05A. The products have “Sell by” dates of 2/21/18, 2/23/18, 2/27/18, 3/2/18 and 8/17/18. 


  • 15-lb vacuum-sealed packages containing “Battistoni Hot Cooked Capocollo Boneless Pork Shoulder Butt Coated with Spices & Paprika,” with lot code 33D. The products have a “Sell by” date of 11/19/17.


The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 2706” inside the USDA mark of inspection.