WASHINGTON, October 17, 2020 – Taher, Inc., a firm of Plymouth, Minn., Reminds of approximately 22,096 pounds of meat products made without the benefit of federal inspection, the Department of Food Safety and Inspection Department today announced. US (FSIS).
Fixed meat products are 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 barcode 108101060239.
- 16-lb. boxes containing 4 bags of “Fresh Seasons Sloppy Joe” with lot code 065-269 and barcode 1081010602366.
Products subject to recall may or may not establish a “EST. 45091“within the USDA inspection mark. These items are shipped to Minnesota food service institutions and locations.
The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel who determined that the products were made without the benefit of federal inspection.
There are no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a health care provider.
FSIS is concerned that some products may be in institutional or food service freezers. Food service institutions and locations that purchase these products are encouraged not to serve them. These products should be discarded or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS regularly conducts effectiveness checks to verify recalled companies that will notify their recall customers and steps are being taken to ensure that the product is no longer available to consumers. If available, the retail distribution list (s) are posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about recall can contact Jill Teut, director of communications at Taher, Inc. at (612) 708-0350.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat by Asking USDA from 10 am until 6 pm (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to [email protected] For consumers who need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https: //foodcomplaint.fsis. usda.gov/eCCF/.