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Minnesota’s Reichel Foods Recalls more food due to Listeria risk

Screen Shot 2012-08-07 at 5.37.45 AM.pngToday the FDA posted a press release from Reichel Foods of Rochester, Minnesota that it is recalling a limited amount of Dippin’ Stix Sliced Apples & Caramel with Peanuts and Armour Active Packs Cheese Pizza Lunch Kits because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date. Product was distributed to retail and convenience stores throughout the United States. The products subject to recall are:

• 2.75 oz. single serve trays of Dippin’ Stix Apples & Caramel with Peanuts. The affected case code dates are 09/01/12, 09/02/12, and 09/03/12. The affected single serve tray code dates are USE BY 01SEP2012, USE BY 02SEP2012, and USE BY 03SEP2012.

• 5.6 oz. packages of “Armour Active Packs Cheese Pizza” Package Code 1026090112 or Case Code 27815-17996.

The problem was discovered through microbiological testing by Reichel Foods. The company has not received reports of illnesses due to consumption of these products.

Yesterday, USDA’s FSIS announced that Reichel Foods of Rochester, Minnesota recalled approximately 15,880 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The products subject to recall include:

• 5.6 oz. packages of “Armour Active Packs Turkey & Cheese Wrap” Package Code 1026090112 or Case Code 27815-17994

• 5.6 oz. packages of “Armour Active Packs Ham & Cheese Wrap” Package Code 1026090112 or Case Code 27815-17995

  • Paul F Schwarz

    Is the majority of the Food Industry like the gang that can’t shoot straight? Is anything safe? I feel like you eat processed foods at your own peril!
    Paul A Schwarz
    December 18, 2011
    Section 51 Row 1 Grave 3 Ft Leavenworth/Leavenworth National Cemetery