Frequently Asked Questions

Do any of your products contain garlic or garlic powder?

Our Hot sausage spice, Cheese & Garlic flavored sausage and cooked Gianelli Meatballs contain either garlic or garlic powder.

All other Gianelli products are garlic-free.


Do you use sesame or mustard/seed in any of your pork, chicken or turkey sausage products?

We do not use any sesame or mustard/seed in any of our Gianelli brand sausage at this time.


Do you use any egg or dairy products in your sausage, or is there a way any products could come in contact with egg or dairy at your plant?

There is no egg or dairy in our Italian Sausage. We do have dairy and eggs in our facility, however.

We take every precaution possible to prevent cross contamination.

Allergens, like dairy, are stored in isolated areas and are produced last after all other sausage has been made and the machinery is cleaned and sanitized.


Do you use tree nuts in your products or have it anywhere in your building?

There are no tree nuts used in our manufacturing facility.


Is Gianelli sausage nitrite/nitrate free?

All Gianelli Sausage is nitrite and nitrate free. As makers of fresh sausage, we are not allowed to use these items or have them in the building.


Is Gianelli Italian Sausage free of peanuts, or is there any risk of cross contamination with peanuts processed in the facility?

None of our Gianelli products contain peanuts, nor are they used/stored anywhere in our facility.


Does Gianelli Italian sausage contain fennel seeds, or are fennel seeds used in any Gianelli brand sausages?

Yes, Gianelli Italian Sausage recipes use either cracked or whole fennel seeds.


What type of salt is used in Gianelli Sausage if it’s labeled as just salt?

We don’t use sea salt or iodized, it’s just plain salt.


Do you use turmeric in Gianelli Italian sausage spices?

We do not use turmeric in any of our Gianelli Italian sausage spice blends.

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