WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Food Inspection Service has announced the withdrawal of a number of ready-to-eat frozen tacos and chemicals.
The withdrawal was issued by the manufacturer, Sun Valley Foods, due to concerns that the product may have been contaminated with hard plastics.
The USDA says the products fall under a number of brands manufactured by Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc. and distributed throughout the country, including:
- 19.2 oz. a cardboard box containing 16 pieces labeled “Chicken with flour with large flour, chicken takitosi stuffed with whole white chicken and Monterey cheese” with the best, if used until the date “1
- 20 ounce carton containing 20 pieces, labeled “CASA MAMITA BEEF TAQUITOS ROLLED IN CORN TORTILLAS” with the best dated “26 JUNE 2021” and “EST 5590” printed on the side panel.
- A 22.5-ounce carton containing 15 pieces, labeled “CASA MAMITA PILICS AND HERE TAKITONS RELATED TO BULGARIAN TORTILLA” with the best dated “26 JUNE 2021” and “P5590”, printed on the side
- 15 oz. cardboard package containing 15 such, marked as “JOSÉ OLÉ TAQUITOS FILES AND CHEESE POLO Y QUESO IN BULGARIAN TORTILLA” with the best on the date “08 JUL 2021” or “18 JUL 2021” and “P5590”, printed on the sides.
- 20 ounces. a carton containing 20 such, marked as ‘JOSÉ OLÉ TAQUITOS BEEF CARNE DE RES IN CORN TORTILLAS’, with the best date of ’08 JUL 2021′ and ‘EST 5590’, printed on the side panel.
- A 22.5-ounce carton containing 15 trays labeled “JOSÉ OLÉ TAQUITOS CHICKEN AND CHEESE Y QUESO IN FAST TORTILLA” with the best on “09 JULY 2021”, “14 JULY 2021” or “17 JULY 2021” “And” P5590 “printed on the side panel.
- A 55.5-ounce cardboard box containing 37 trays labeled “JOSÉ OLÉ VALUE PACK TAQUITOS PICICEN AND CHEEE POLLO Y QUESO IN FLOUR TORTILLAS” with the best if used by 15 JUL 2021 and P5590 printed on the side panel.
- 60 oz. cardboard box containing 60 such marked as “JOSÉ OLÉ TAQUITOS BEEF CARNE DE RES IN CORN TORTILLAS” with the best if used by the date “9 JUL 2021” or “10 JUL 2021” and “EST 5590” printed on the side panel.
- 5-ounce. individual plastic bag containing ‘JOSÉ OLÉ CHIMICHANGAS LOADED BEEF NACHO’ with the best date ’15 JUL 2021′ and ‘EST. 17417 ”, printed on the label.
See the product label here.
The department says that the products in question will bear the identification number “EST 5590”, “P5590” or “EST. 17417 ”, which can be found above the expiration date.
The USDA says that there have been no cases of side effects to the above products, but anyone who is concerned about the disease should talk to their doctor.
They also advise anyone with questions to Ask Karen, the FSIS virtual representative, available 24 hours a day on AskKaren.gov or via m.askkaren.gov’s smartphone.
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