Tuesday 19 September 2017

Frozen Fajitas Recalled Due to Beef-Chicken Switch

A Colorado company, Phil’s Fresh Foods, Inc., is recalling approximately 15,760 pounds of frozen fajitas because the chicken fajita packages may contain steak, and the steak fajita packages may contain chicken, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday.

Phil’s Fresh Foods of Boulder said the mixup was discovered by a consumer with a beef allergy who had an allergic reaction after consuming the mislabeled chicken fajitas, which were actually steak fajitas, and reported the problem to the company. The company said the beef and chicken products were inadvertently switched during packaging. The mislabeled fajitas were produced on Feb. 2 and 3, 2011, and were distributed to retail establishments nationwide.

Being recalled are:
— 7-oz. cartons of “EVOL. BURRITOS FIRE GRILLED CHICKEN FAJITA.”
— 7-oz. cartons of “EVOL. BURRITOS FIRE GRILLED STEAK FAJITA.”
This is the second meat switch recall this week. The second involved a turkey-steak mislabeling.
A copy of the label is found below:
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