Beef & cheese tortillas recalled due to possible foreign matter contamination
Ruiz Food Products Inc., a Denison, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 23,544 pounds of beef and cheese tortilla products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically brittle clear plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The beef and cheese tortilla products were produced on Nov. 18, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: 4.5-lb. cases containing 24 pieces of “RANCHERO COOKED BEEF & CHEESE WRAPPED IN A BATTERED FLOUR TORTILLA,” with a production date of “16 323” and a product code of “86-390.”
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 17523A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutions in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wisconsin.
The problem was discovered after the firm received consumer complaints. There have been no confirmed reports of injury or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.