El Monterey brand Taquitos, Tornados recalled over beef

By THE GAZETTE February 19, 2014

El Monterey brand Taquitos, Tornados recalled over beef

El Monterey brand Taquitos and Tornados, sold across Canada, were pulled from the market on Tuesday and the public is advised not to consume these products.

Photograph by: . , Ruiz Food Products

MONTREAL — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall of a line of Mexican food due to problems with a meat plant in the United States.

El Monterey brand Taquitos and Tornados, sold across Canada, were pulled from the market on Tuesday and the public is advised not to consume these products.

 

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Giant Foods Alerts Customers To Voluntary Recall Of El Monterey Steak & Cheese Taquitos

Published: Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

LANDOVER, Md., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -
Following a recall by Ruiz Food Products, Giant Food of Landover, Md. announced it removed from sale El Monterey Steak & Cheese Taquitos as a result of the Rancho Feeding Corporation recall of meat products. The USDA announced a recall of Rancho Feeding Corporation meat products because they were produced without all required inspections.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • El Monterey Steak & Cheese Taquitos, 28 oz., UPC 7100740389, with best if used by dates of:
    • May 5, 2014
    • May 17, 2014
    • May 20, 2014
    • May 22, 2014
    • June 7, 2014
    • October 8, 2014
    • October 11, 2014
    • October 16, 2014
    • October 21, 2014
    • December 12, 2014

Giant has received no reports of illnesses to date.

Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Ruiz Foods Customer Line at 800-772-6474. In addition customers may call Giant Customer Service at 1-888-469-4426 for more information. Customers can also visit the Giant Food website at www.GiantFood.com.

About Giant Food of Landover, Md.

Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 170 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 20,000 associates. Included within the 170 stores are 156 full-service pharmacies. Giant is owned by Ahold USA, Inc. For more information on Giant, visit www.GiantFood.com.

 

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Walmart in U.S. Also Recalls El Monterey Taquitos

El Monterey Taquitos and Tornados were recalled in Canada a few days ago because they sourced a “small quantity” of beef from Rancho Feeding Corporation. That company processed diseased and unsound animals without federal inspection so it is considered unwholesome and adulterated. Now Walmart is recalling some Taquitos that were sold in the U.S. that may contain some Rancho beef.

RecallThe recalled products are El Monterey Steak and Cheese Flour Taquitos in the 28 count size. The UPC number is 071007 40389 7 and best if used by dates are 05/05/2014, 05/17/2014, 05/20/2014, 05/22/2014, 06/07/2014, 10/08/2014, 10/11/2014, 10/16/2014, 10/21/2014, and 12/12/2014.

 

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