Traditions brand Meat and Poultry Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Traditions Meat and Poultry Recall [US]Valley Innovative Services recalls an estimated 130,071 pounds of Meat and Poultry Frozen Entrée Products due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes and consequential bacterial infection, a serious health hazard. USDA:

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The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Meat and Poultry Meals are subject to this recall:

  • Traditions Creamy Chicken Patty & Waffle with Rib Meat with Cinnamon Flavored Sweet Potatoes and Seasoned Green Beans, sold in 11.35-ounce, three (3) compartment tray packages with the following production dates: 10/12/2016, 11/18/2016, 12/21/2016, 1/26/2017, 1/30/2017 and 3/1/2017; and the following sell-by dates: 10/12/2017, 11/18/2017, 12/21/2017, 1/26/2018, 1/30/2018 and 3/1/2018.
  • Traditions Creamy Chicken Patty & Waffle with Cinnamon Flavored Sweet Potatoes and Four Seasons Vegetables sold in 12-ounce, three (3) compartment tray packages with the following production dates: 12/9/2016, 12/21/2016, 1/26/2017 and 1/30/2017; and the following sell-by dates: 12/9/2017, 12/21/2017, 1/26/2018 and 1/30/2018.
  • Traditions Turkey Ham & Waffle Cured Turkey Thigh meat Chunked and Formed with Fruit Cocktail and Hash Brown sold in 9.20-ounce, three (3) compartment tray packages with the following production dates: 12/12/2016, 1/21/2017, 1/30/2017, 3/16/2017, 3/21/2017, 4/3/2017, 4/5/2017, 4/18/2017, 4/26/2017; and the following sell-by dates: 12/12/2017, 1/21/2018, 1/30/2018, 3/16/2018, 3/21/2018, 4/3/2018, 4/5/2018, 4/18/2018, 4/26/2018.
  • Traditions Oatmeal with Waffle and Sausage Patty sold in 7.40-ounce, three (3) compartment tray packages with a production date of 10/14/2016 and a sell-by date of 10/14/2017.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers 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. Additional images of the recalled Meat and Poultry Frozen Entrées can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 18350” on the packaging label. These items were shipped to institutions nationwide.

The problem was discovered when Valley Innovative Services was notified by its Waffle Supplier that the Waffles used in the Frozen Entrée products was recalled due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> 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 Meat and Poultry Frozen Entrées, 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 Jonathan Palmer, Customer Service Representative at 1-601-420-8847.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-049-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 8696-2017
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