Supermarket empanadas recalled by California company

Supermarket empanadas recalled by California company
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POSTED: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 3:00pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 4:00pm

Windsor Quality Food Co. Ltd. is recalling approximately 11,390 pounds of chicken pot pie empanadas that may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The products subject to recall include:

10 pound cases, each containing 4 boxes of 27 count “MOLLY’S KITCHEN MINI CHICKEN POT PIE EMPANADAS," with the product code of “953397” and best before date of “Aug. 30, 2012.”

The case and box labels bear the establishment number “P-9281” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products subject to recall were produced on Aug. 30, 2011, and shipped to one foodservice distributor for further distribution nationwide.

The problem was discovered by a customer (foodservice distributor) who found pieces of plastic in the product. The problem may have occurred due to a broken piece of equipment utilized during the production process. FSIS and the company have received no reports of illnesses or injury associated with consumption of these products. Individuals concerned about an illness or injury should contact a healthcare provider.

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