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TO: DDS Regional Directors, STS Director, CTH Coordinators, Private Providers, CO Quality Management Personnel
FROM: Daniel A. Micari, Director, Quality Management Services
DATE: January 26, 2010
RE: FOOD RECALL ADVISORY: Recall of Daniele International Italian Sausage Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
Food Recall Advisory
Food Recall Advisory January 25, 2010: The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section announced that Daniele International Italian Sausage Products were being recalled due to Possible Salmonella contamination. 
Daniele International Inc., an establishment with operations in Pascoag and Mapleville, R.I., is recalling approximately 1,240,000 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) varieties of Italian sausage products, including salami/salame, because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) became aware of the problem during the course of an ongoing investigation of a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella serotype Montevideo illnesses.  Cases have been identified in Connecticut.
For further information, please view the below PDF:
Please ensure those responsible for food shopping and preparation are aware of this food recall advisory.  Also review your food stores to determine whether or not the identified products are present.  If the identified products are present, address appropriately.