WASHINGTON (KXII) - Denison's Ruiz Foods is recalling approximately 2.4 million pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry taquitos due to possible salmonella and listeria contamination, according to the the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The taquitos were produced from July 1 through Oct. 10, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:
-4.5-lbs. cardboard cases containing 24-count Go-Go Taquitos “Beef Taco & Cheese Taquitos” with a case code 86183 printed on the label.
-4.5-lbs. cardboard cases containing 24-count Go-Go Taquitos “Buffalo Style Cooked Glazed Chicken Taquitos” with a case code 86006 printed on the label.
-4.5-lbs. cardboard cases containing 24-count Go-Go Taquitos “Chipotle Chicken Wrapped in A Battered Flour Tortilla” with a case code 86019 printed on the label.
FSIS says the products subject to recall bear establishment numbers “17523A or P-17523A” and “45694 or P-45694” in the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors nationwide.
According to FSIS the problem was discovered on October 16 when Ruiz Food products, Inc. received notification that the diced onions used in the production of their beef and cheese taquitos was being recalled by their supplier due to Listeria and Salmonella concerns.
FSIS says there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.