Journey Cuisine recalls 28K lbs. of pork, chicken burritos

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The products could be contaminated with Listeria.
 
WASHINGTON – The US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Nov. 1 that Chelsea Food Services, doing business as Denver-based Journey Cuisine is recalling approximately 28,064 lbs. of pork and chicken burritos and wrap products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The ready-to-eat (RTE) pork and chicken burritos and wrap items were produced on various dates from Sept. 11, 2017, through Oct. 26, 2017. The products bear establishment number “EST. 19822” inside the USDA mark of inspection and were shipped to retail locations in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 8-lb. case containing 16 frozen burritos of “KING Soopers BACON BREAKFAST BURRITO” with “Sell By” dates from 03/11/18 to 4/26/18.
  • 8-lb. case containing 16 frozen burritos of “KING Soopers CARNITAS POTATO BURRITO (Burrito Carnitas Caliente)” with “Sell By” dates from 03/11/18 to 4/26/18.
  • 8-lb. case containing 16 frozen burritos of “KING Soopers CHICKEN QUESO BURRITO” with “Sell By” dates from 03/11/18 to 4/26/18.
  • 8-lb. case containing 16 frozen burritos of “KING Soopers SPICY SAUSAGE BURRITO (Burrito Spicy Breakfast)” with “Sell By” dates from 03/11/18 to 4/26/18.
  • 4-lb. case containing 8 sandwich kits of “SHAMROCK FOODS GRILLED CHICKEN WRAP” with “Use By” dates from 9/16/17 to 10/31/17.

Journey Cuisine notified FSIS on Oct. 30, that its Burrito Carnitas Caliente product had tested positive for L. monocytogenes during the company’s product testing. After a review of the ingredients used in the Burrito Carnitas Caliente, the company determined that four additional products could also be affected.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, however, FSIS and the company are concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers' freezers.

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.

 

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