WASHINGTON, 2015-10-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taylor Farms, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 276 pounds of turkey meatloaf products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain eggs, soy and wheat, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.
The items were produced on Oct. 15, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label (PDF Only)]
- 13.9-ounce, single serve trays containing Taylor Farms “Turkey Meatloaf with tomato bacon glaze.”
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-34513” inside the USDA mark of inspection and a Sell By date of Oct. 29, 2015. These items were shipped to retail locations in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
The problem was discovered by a Taylor Farms merchandiser. Taylor Farms then notified the FSIS Raleigh (N.C.) District Office.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Marie Butler, company quality assurance director, at (856) 294-4181.
Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.
|USDA Recall Classifications|
|Class I||This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.|
|Class II||This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.|
|Class III||This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.|
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