January 5, 2009: Colorado Firm Recalls Burrito Products For Possible Listeria Contamination

On December 30, 2008, Home Fresh Sandwich Distributors, Inc., Denver, Colo., recalled approximately 172 pounds of burrito products that may be contaminated with the foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes.  ...

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The following product is subject to recall:
5.3-ounce packages of "7- ELEVEN Fresh to Go BURRITO WITH POTATOES, BACON, EGGS, & MONTEREY JACK CHEESE" with a "Best By" date of "Thursday 1225." The products bear the establishment number "EST. 19496" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

 According to the USDA website, the burrito products were produced on Dec. 23, 2008, and sold at convenience stores in Colorado. Consumers may have purchased these burrito products on Dec. 24 and 25, 2008. 

The bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes, can cause life-threatening infections in young children, the elderly, and immunocompromised.  In pregnant women, listeriosis (or Listeria infection) can cause miscarriage or stillbirth. 

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