Possible Health Risk Prompts Menu Del Sol to Recall Frozen Burritos in California and Nevada
The possible contamination was found as a result of routine product testing
Sigma Alimentos Congelados, which produces burritos under the Menu Del Sol brand name, is recalling 201 cases of frozen beans and cheese burritos because they have the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes.
The possible contamination was found as a result of routine product testing and the recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution.
Recalled product can be specifically identified by locating the black printed code on red background on the front of the package, toward the top, next to the Menu Del Sol logo. This information includes the frozen Menu Del Sol 2-lb Beans and Cheese burrito with UPC code 45230-05601, lot number C3018, and best-by date of MAR01 18(March 1, 2018).
The recalled product was distributed in and sold via retail outlets in California and Nevada.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.
Listeria is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Consumers are reminded to fully cook frozen food products according to package instructions. Consumers who have purchased Menu Del Sol frozen beans and cheese burritos with the above lot number and best-by date are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with any additional questions or concerns may contact Sigma Alimentos Congelados at (800) 706-8289.