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Rico Brand Recalls Enchilada Trays Due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

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Food & Beverages
Foodborne Illness
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Potential for Listeria monocytogenes contamination
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Rico Brand
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Rico Cheese Enchiladas with Red 4/pkg, 65366006001 14.5 oz
Rico Cheese Enchiladas with Green 4/pkg, 65366006002 14.5 oz
Rico Chicken Enchilada with Rice &
65366006015 14 oz
Rico Chicken Enchilada with Mole, Rice &
65366006016 14 oz

Rico Brand of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntary recalling Ready-to-eat Enchiladas made with Queso Fresco containing cheese as part of the voluntary recall from Rizo-Lopez Foods, Inc. due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Rico Enchiladas were distributed in northern Utah Supermarkets (Smith’s, Harmons, Macey’s The Store, Fresh Markets).

Recalled products include the products below. They are packaged in a in a Deep Meal tray – Plant Fiber - Film 800.

With the following lot numbers and expiration dates: Lot. 0234 02/13/24, Lot. 0264 02/16/24, Lot. 0304 02/20/24, Lot. 0334 02/23/24. These codes can be found attached to the main label on a white label.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with these products.

Customers who have purchased this product are advised to dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Additionally, customers can contact Rico Brand at 801-433-9923 from Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. MST, or send an email to jorge@ricobrand.com for further assistance.

Jorge Fierro

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