Tucson Tamale Wholesale Company Recalls Tamale Products Containing Meat Produced Without Federal Inspection

to date, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions

Tucson Tamale Wholesale Company Recalls Tamale Products Containing Meat Produced Without Federal Inspection
Image: Pixabay
September 19, 2016

Tucson Tamale Wholesale Company is recalling approximately 915 pounds of beef tamale products that contain meat produced without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The ready-to-eat beef tamale items were produced on various dates from Aug. 11, 2016 to Sept. 13, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:

  • Bulk boxes containing 10- or 11-oz packages of two Tucson Tamale Red Chile Beef Tamales with packaging dates of 8/11/2016, 8/15/2016, 8/22/2016, 8/31/2016, and 9/13/2016, and with case and package codes 2016224, 2016228, 2016235, 2016244, and 2016257.
  • Bulk boxes containing 10- or 11-oz packages of two Tucson Tamale Chipotle Beef Tamales with packaging dates of 8/16/2016, 9/1/2016, and 9/2/2016, and with case and package codes 2016229, 2016245, and 2016246.
  • Bulk boxes containing 10- or 11-oz packages of two Tucson Tamale Chipotle Beef & Cheese Tamales with packaging dates of 8/16/2016, 8/25/2016, 8/29/2016, and 9/2/2016, and with case and package codes 2016229, 2016238, 2016242, and 2016246.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number EST. M45860 inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were distributed to the firm's restaurants in Arizona.

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

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

For more information, consumers can contact Tucson Tamale Wholesale Company at (520) 398-6282.