Taquito lovers should probably check their freezer after a company that produces frozen taquitos was informed that onions they used in the making of their taquitos were being recalled by their supplier due to Listeria and Salmonella concerns. More than 2.4 million pounds of ready-to-eat- taquitos are expected to now be taken off of shelves .The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says the products being recalled were made from July 1 through October 10, 2018.
According to the USDA, the products were shipped nationwide.
The products affected are:
• 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.
The products subject to recall bear establishment numbers “17523A or P-17523A” and “45694 or P-45694” in the USDA mark of inspection.
At this time, there have been no confirmed reports of illness due to salmonella in these products.
If you have purchased any of the items being recalled, FSIS is urging you not to eat them. The products should be thrown away immediately or returned to the store it was purchased from.
When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.