Conagra Foods Packaged Foods, LLC recalls
two beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen
Marie Callenders and Molly's Kitchen brand
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[May 24, 2016]
Foods Packaged Foods, LLC, a Council Bluffs, Iowa establishment, is
recalling approximately 84,340 pounds of two beef products due to
misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of
Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The products were inadvertently formulated with Worcestershire sauce
and may contain fish (anchovies), a known allergen that is not
declared on the product label.
The frozen beef items were produced between April 13 and April 14,
2016. The following products are subject to recall:
14-oz. box of “Marie Callender’s Salisbury Steak with Roasted
Potatoes and Home-Style Gravy served with Cheesy Broccoli &
Cauliflower” with package code of 5014610500 and packaging date of
April 14, 2016.
76-oz. package of “Molly’s Kitchen Macaroni & Beef with Tomato
Sauce” with package code of 5014610400 and packaging date of
April 13, 2016.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1058”
inside the USDA mark of inspection. The Marie Callender’s item was
shipped to retail distribution centers nationwide and the Molly’s
Kitchen item was shipped to an institutional customer nationwide.
The problem was discovered when the establishment became aware of an
error associated with a shipment of Worcestershire sauce. The
Worcestershire sauce was miscoded as Rochester sauce and the
establishment subsequently used the miscoded sauce in the recalled
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to
consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or
illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume
them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place
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FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify
recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps
are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to
consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be
posted on the FSIS website at
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Consumer Affairs
hotline at (800) 921-7404. Media with questions about the recall can contact
Kristine Mulford, Manager of Communications, at (630) 857-1420.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual
representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at
m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline
(1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0
a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety
messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint
Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.
[U.S. Department of Agriculture]