US/Washington: Flagship Food Group recalls an estimated 8,622 pounds of Frozen Burritos due to suspected plastic fragment contamination and consequential ingestion, laceration and internal injury hazards. USDA: http://ht.ly/FCPA30a07v2
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Breakfast Burritos are subject to this recall:
- Trader Jose’s Breakfast Burritos – Eggs, Potatoes, Cheese, Turkey Bacon, sold in 12-ounce 12″ by 5″ paper cards with plastic overwrap package with a lot code of 266, a SKU of 96132, a package code of A26616PFFG3 and a case code of 100-101280.
==> No barcodes, UPCs or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.
According to the USDA, the product subject to recall bears establishment number “EST. P-45574” located on the product packaging. The Frozen Burritos were shipped to retail distribution centers in Illinois and Pennsylvania.
The problem was discovered on March 15, 2017 when the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) was notified by the company of three (3) consumer complaints that were received on March 2, 3 and 9, 2017.
Of the three (3) complaints received by Flagship Food Group, one (1) reported minor oral injury associated with consumption of this product. FSIS has not received any additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
If plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.
==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Frozen Burritos, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.
If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Ms. Jessica Haas, Customer Service Representative, at 1-800-292-9900.
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More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-026-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 8420-2017
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Filed under: Food & Drink, Ingestion hazard, Laceration hazard, Metal, glass, plastic, bone and rubber fragments, USDA | Tagged: Flagship Food Group, Recalls Direct RIN: 8420-2017, suspected plastic fragment contamination, Trader Jose's Breakfast Burrito, United States Department of Agriculture, USDA, USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-026-2017 |