WASHINGTON, October 17, 2020 – Taher, Inc., a Plymouth, Minnesota-based company, is recalling approximately 22,096 pounds of meat products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. of the United States Department of Agriculture.
The frozen meat products were manufactured and packaged from February 25, 2020 to September 22, 2020. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
- 16 lb boxes containing 4 bags of “Fresh Seasons Tator Tot Hot Dish” with lot code 056-282 and bar code 108101060239.
- 16 lbs. boxes containing 4 bags of “Fresh Seasons Sloppy Joe” with lot code 065-269 and bar code 1
Recalled products may or may not bear the factory number “EST. 45091” within the USDA inspection mark These items were shipped to food service institutions and locations in Minnesota.
The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel who determined that the products were produced without the benefit of federal scrutiny.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions from the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare professional.
FSIS fears that some products may be in institutional or restaurant freezers. The institutions and food service locations that have purchased these products are urged not to serve them. These products must be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS regularly conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling companies notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to ensure that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Jill Teut, communications director of Taher, Inc. at (612) 708-0350.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10am to 6pm. (Eastern Time) Monday to Friday. Consumers can also view the food safety messages on Ask USDA or email a question to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers who need to report a problem with a meat, poultry or egg product, the 24/7 online electronic consumer complaint tracking system can be accessed at https: //foodcomplaint.fsis.usda. gov / eCCF /.