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DENVER -- Home Fresh Sandwich Distributors Inc., a supplier to 7-Eleven convenience stores in the state, recalled approximately 172 pounds of burritos potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to a statement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service, cited by The Denver Post.
The recall, issued last week, involved 5.3-ounce packages of 7-Eleven "Fresh to Go burrito with potatoes, bacon, eggs & Montery Jack cheese," with a best by date of "Thursday 1225," the newspaper reported. The products bear an establishment number of 19496 inside the USDA mark of inspection, and were produced Dec. 23, according to the USDA’s inspection service.
Consumers may have purchased these burrito products Dec. 24 and 25. To date, the USDA’s division received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product, the Post reported. The problem was discovered through routine microbiological testing by the service.