Rachael’s Food Corporation recalls ready-to-eat meat and poultry packaging due to possible Listeria contamination

Washington, July 30, 2022 Rachael’s Food Corporation, a Chicopee, Massachusetts, facility is recalling nearly 2,246 pounds of potentially adulterated ready-to-eat meat and poultry packaging. Listeria monocytogenesThe Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today.

Ready-to-eat meat and poultry rolls were produced from July 15, 2022 to July 20, 2022. The following products are subject to return [view labels]:

  • 7.5 oz. Airtight plastic container packaging containing “ATLANTIS FRESH MARKET Italian Style Wrap” with batch codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “ENJOY BEFORE” dates 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 are represented on the label.
  • 7.5 oz. Airtight plastic container packaging containing “RACHAEL’S FOOD CORPORATION Italian Style Wrap” with batch codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200 and “Sell By” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 are represented on the label.
  • 7.5 oz. Airtight plastic container packaging containing “ATLANTIS FRESH MARKET Turkey Club Wrap” with batch codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “ENJOY BEFORE” dates 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 are represented on the label.
  • 7.5 oz. Airtight plastic container packaging containing “RACHAEL’S FOOD CORPORATION Turkey Club Wrap” with batch codes 22195, 22196, 22199, 22200 and “Sell Through” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 are represented on the label.
  • 7.5 oz. Airtight plastic container packages containing “ATLANTIS FRESH MARKET Buffalo Style Chicken Wrap” with batch codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “ENJOY BEFORE” dates 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 are represented on the label.
  • 7.5 oz. Sealed plastic container packages containing “RACHAEL’S FOOD CORPORATION Buffalo Style Chicken Wrap” and with batch codes 22195, 22196, 22199, 22200 and “Sell Through” dates of 7/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 are represented on the label.
  • 8 oz. Airtight plastic container packages containing “ATLANTIS FRESH MARKET Chicken Caesar Wrap” with batch codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “ENJOY BEFORE” dates 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 are represented on the label.
  • 8 oz. Airtight plastic container packages containing “RACHAEL’S FOOD CORPORATION Chicken Caesar Wrap” with batch codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Sell Through” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 are represented on the label.
  • 8 oz. Airtight plastic container packaging containing “ALL TOWN CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP” with batch codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Sell Through” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 are represented on the label.

Products subject to the recall bear the establishment number “34657” or “P34657” inside the USDA inspection mark. These items were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York.

The problem was discovered by FSIS during follow-up procedures after confirming that a routine sample of FSIS product was positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact their health care provider.

Consumption of contaminated food L. monocytogenes It can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects the elderly, people with weakened immune systems, pregnant women, and newborns. Less commonly, people outside of these risk groups are affected.

Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other digestive symptoms. Invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause a miscarriage, stillbirth, premature birth, or a life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition to serious and sometimes fatal infections in the elderly and people with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. People in high-risk groups who develop flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell their health care provider about eating the contaminated food.

FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ refrigerators. We urge consumers who have purchased these products not to consume them. These products must be disposed of or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that companies have notified their recalls Recall customers and take steps to ensure that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Media and consumers with questions regarding recalls may contact Michael Pepin, Vice President of Operations at Rachael’s Food Corp, at (413) 888-1629 or [email protected]

Consumers with food safety questions can call the USDA Free Meat and Poultry Hotline at 888-MPHot (888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask the USDA 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) from Monday to Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or email a question 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/.

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