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2 frozen food products recalled due to listeria, salmonella concerns

Products distributed nationwide to Trader Joe's, Harris Teeter

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Check your freezer as several types of frozen food dating back to 2017 have been recalled.

Approximately 795,261 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products that contain an onion ingredient have been recalled due to possible salmonella and listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. 

The products, sold at Trader Joe’s and Harris Teeter, include an artisan pizza and several types of breakfast burritos and were shipped nationwide.

Bakkoavor Foods USA, Inc. was notified Oct. 16 by its onion supplier about the possible contamination. 

Produced between Sept. 27, 2017, and Oct. 15, 2018, the following products are subject to recall: 

  • 16-oz. plastic-wrapped with paperboard sleeve packages containing HARRIS TEETER FRESH FOODS MARKET DELI-BAKERY brand “BBQ STYLE CHICKEN ARTISAN PIZZA,” with “Use By” dates from 01/07/19, through 04/11/19 (inclusive), printed on the case packaging.
  • 8-oz. butcher-paper wrapped packages containing HARRIS TEETER FRESH FOODS MARKET DELI-BAKERY brand “CHICKEN SAUSAGE, EGG WHITE and CHEESE BREAKFAST BURRITO,” with “Use By” dates from 01/24/18, through 10/25/18 (inclusive), printed on the case packaging.
  • 8-oz. butcher-paper wrapped packages containing HARRIS TEETER FRESH FOODS MARKET DELI-BAKERY brand “BACON, EGG and CHEESE BURRITO,” with “Use By” dates from 01/24/18, through 10/25/18 (inclusive), printed on the case packaging.
  • 10-oz. butcher-paper wrapped packages containing “TRADER JOE’S CARNITAS WITH SALSA VERDE Burrito,” with “Use By” dates from 10/08/17, through 10/24/18 (inclusive), printed on the retail packaging.

The products in the recall have establishment numbers “EST. 19198,” “P-19198,” “EST. 46937” or “EST. 45335,” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

No confirmed reports have been made about adverse reactions to consumption of these products.
Consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. Corporate Recall Line at 1-855-312-7504.  

More information about the onion supplier’s recall can be found on the U.S. Food and Drug administration website.
 


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