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Tator tot hot dish and sloppy Joe products recalled for being made without inspection

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Tator tot hot dish and sloppy Joe products recalled for being made without inspection

In Plymouth, MN, Taher Inc. has recalled approximately 22,096 pounds of meat products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The frozen meat products were produced and packaged from Feb. 25, 2020, through Sept. 22, 2020. The following products are subject to the Class I, highest risk  recall:

  • 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.

The products subject to recall may or may not bear establishment number “EST. 45091” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutions and foodservice locations in Minnesota.

The scheme was discovered by FSIS’s inspection personnel who determined that the products were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in institutional or food service freezers. Institutions and foodservice locations who have purchased these products are urged not to serve them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website.www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

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