Ateeco Inc. of Shenandoah, PA, has voluntarily recalled specific lots of its Mrs. T’s Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil variety of pierogies due to safety concerns. The affected product was distributed to a limited number of retail customers and is being recalled due to plastic contamination in the product which may pose a choke hazard. Mrs. T's Pierogies labelThe specific product in question is the 16-ounce box of Mrs. T’s Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Pierogies (UPC 4116400042), sold in retail grocery outlets in New England, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia and Illinois, and that have the following Best By information:

  • Product with “Best By 05/20/16”
  • Product with “Best By 07/15/16”

To date, Mrs. T’s has not received reports of any adverse events associated with this issue, and no other varieties or lots of Mrs. T’s Pierogies are impacted by this voluntary recall. The recall was initiated after a quality assurance check found plastic in the filling of the product during production. The company notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is cooperating fully with the agency. Consumers who purchased this product are welcome to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund, or to contact Mrs. T’s Pierogies at 1-800-743-7649, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.