A Hawaii-based company is recalling approximately 1,550 pounds of convenience meals that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Warabeya U.S.A, Inc. discovered the problem as a result of Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) microbiological tests. FSIS believes the products may have become cross-contaminated through contact with a food scale pan.
There have been no illnesses reported.
The recall includes the following products, which were distributed to retail stores in Hawaii:
• “10.3-ounce packages of “7-ELEVEN FRIED CHICKEN BENTO”
• “11-ounce packages of “7-ELEVEN TERIYAKI CHICKEN BENTO”
• “10-ounce packages of “7-ELEVEN BREAKFAST SCRAMBLE BOWL”
• “17.75-ounce packages of “7-ELEVEN BIG BENTO”
• “7.25-ounce packages of “7-ELEVEN LITTLE SMOKIES SNACK PACK”
The packages include a best-eaten-by date and time of 06/30/11 11:30 a.m. The packages can also be identified by “EST. 12444” or “P-12444” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
Questions about the recall should be addressed to the company’s administrative division manager, Monette Lastino, at 808-836-4742.