Thursday, January 8, 2009

7-ELEVEN Burritos Recalled in Colorado

Updated January 8, 2009 with retail distribution link
Origin post date December 31, 2008

Home Fresh Sandwich Distributors, Inc. (Denver, CO) has recalled approximately 172 pounds of burrito products after the USDA found Listeria monocytogenes in a sample during a routine testing program.

The recall covers 5.3-ounce packages of 7-ELEVEN Fresh to Go BURRITO WITH POTATOES, BACON, EGGS, & MONTEREY JACK CHEESE, Best By date of Thursday 1225. The packages are labeled with establishment number EST. 19496 inside the USDA inspection seal.

The burritos were produced on December 23rd and sold in 7-ELEVEN retail convenience stores in the state of Colorado on December 24th and 25th.

There have been  no reports of illness, but anyone who consumed one of these sandwiches and who begins to experience symptoms of listeriosis should seek medical attention. Listeria monocytogenes infections can produce severe illness in the elderly, the very young, people with impaired immune systems and pregnant women.

For more information about this recall, consumers can contact the company's General Manager, Deena Rowland, at (303) 370-6766.

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