Ajinomoto Windsor Recalls Frozen Ready-To-Eat Beef Taquitos Potentially Contaminated with Foreign Materials

The recalled taquitos were shipped to retail locations in California, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wyoming

Ajinomoto Windsor Recalls Frozen Ready-To-Eat Beef Taquitos Potentially Contaminated with Foreign Materials
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March 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that Ajinomoto Windsor is recalling approximately 35,168 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat beef taquito products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber with plastic.

The affected frozen ready-to-eat beef taquito items were produced on December 30, 2016. The products being recalled are 60-oz. plastic bags inside of a corrugated carton labeled as JOSÉ OLÉ TAQUITOS BEEF CARNE DE RES IN CORN TORTILLAS Crispy and Crunchy, with case codes 3366365A, 3366365B, 3366365C, 3366365D and a best-by date of December 30, 2017.

The recalled taquitos bear establishment number Est. M-5590 inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in California, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wyoming.

The problem was discovered when Ajinomoto Windsor received two consumer complaints of foreign material in its ready-to-eat beef products on March 14, 2017 and March 21, 2017. The foreign materials were pieces of rubber with white plastic that originated from the establishments processing equipment.

To date, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. Instead, the products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers with additional questions about the recall can contact Paul Taylor at (909) 477-4800.