The Green Chile Concepts, LLC is among the latest companies to issue a voluntary recall of some of its products in the fears of a potential contamination with the Listeria monocytogenes. News on the matter was released by the company and then retransmitted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The recalled products are part of the Green Chile Food Company brand, more exactly its frozen burritos. These are sold both refrigerated, frozen, and even prepared and served hot. They were distributed to vending machines, retail locations, and convenience stores nationwide.
Green Chile Offered Details About the Recalled Burrito Product
The affected product bulk was distributed in 12 units per master case packages. Their master case production date is in between March 8 to May 10, 2017. The individual item codes Julian dates vary in between 17067 and 17130.
Green Chile decided to issue this voluntary recall over fears of a potential listeria contamination. As it is, the recall does not affect any other of the Green Chile Food Company brand bulk product or burrito varieties.
The company stopped distributing the affected products and is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. U.S. Drug and Administration authorities are still investigating the cause behind this problem. Regulatory agency testing was to one to detect the potential contamination following a positive result for the Listeria monocytogenes.
Customers that purchased units from the recalled product are urged not to consume them. Instead, they should dispose of it. Consumers looking for a refund or those with questions on the matter are advised to contact the company.
Presently, Green Chile reportedly received no complaints about these recalled products. There have been no reported cases of illnesses tied to the items, to date.
Consuming Listeria monocytogenes contaminated food can lead to listeriosis. Its symptoms include muscle aches, fever, a stiff neck, and headaches. It can sometimes even lead to loss of balance, among others.
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