Recall for possible <i>Listeria</i> contamination

by Editor
Friday, September 04, 2009

Big Boy Food Group, a Warren, Michigan, establishment, is recalling approximately 39,514 pounds of ready-to-eat meal kits that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

The products, produced on August 25, 2009, include “Dinolunch Carnivore Ham & Cheese” and “Dinolunch T-Rex Turkey & Cheese” meal kits. Each tray includes ham/turkey, cheese, crackers, a juice drink and Dino cookies. The front of each package bears the establishment number “EST. 4205”/”P- 4205” inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as the Use by/Sell by date of “10/24/2009”.

The products were distributed to wholesale and retail establishments in Texas. The problem was discovered through FSIS’s microbiological sampling program. FSIS has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product.