José Olé Frozen Taquitos recalled due to possible rubber and plastic contamination


Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc., a Lampasas, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 35,168 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat beef taquito products that may be contaminated with rubber and plastic pieces, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The contaminated product is 60-ounce packages of José Olé Frozen Taquitos, which holds 60 taquitos each with a “best by date” of Dec. 30, 2017.

The product will have the USDA establishment number M-5590. Make sure to check the case codes 3366365A, 3366365B, 3366365C, or 3366365D before making a purchase. The recalled items were shipped to retail locations in California, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming.

The issue was discovered when two consumers complained finding extraneous material in its ready-to-eat beef product on March 14 and March 21.

The USDA says consumers who have purchased this product are urged not to consume them and return them back to the place of purchase.

There have been no confirmed reports of injuries or adverse reactions.

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