Bellisio Foods Recalls Over 86 Tons Of Boston Market Frozen Meals
If you have recently purchased Boston Market frozen meals, you'll want to check your freezer to see if your product is part of a recall that includes over 86 tons of frozen food.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, the product being recalled is approximately 173,376 pounds of frozen pork entree products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass or hard plastic.
The frozen, not ready-to-eat (NRTE) boneless pork rib patties were produced on various dates from Dec. 7, 2018 to Feb. 15, 2019. The following products are subject to recall:
14-oz. black cardboard box packages containing "BOSTON MARKET Home Style Meals BONELESS PORK RIB SHAPED PATTY WITH BBQ SAUCE & MASHED POTATOES" with "BEST BY:" dates of 12/07/2019 lot code 8341, 01/04/2020 lot code 9004, 01/24/2020 lot code 9024, or 02/15/2020 lot code 9046, represented on the label.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number "EST. 18297" on the end carton flap of the package. These items were shipped to a Department of Defense facility in Tucson, Ariz. and retail locations nationwide.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or injuries due to consumption of these products. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Krista Cummings, Consumer Affairs Supervisor, Bellisio Foods at (855) 871-9977.
Follow the link below to see the label of the recalled products.
**UPDATE** The following statement has been issued by a Boston Market spokesperson:
“Upon learning of the potential contamination of the “Boston Market® Homestyle Meals Boneless Pork Rib Shaped Patty with BBQ Sauce & Mashed Potatoes” frozen entrée with “Best By” dates of: 12/07/2019, 01/04/2020, 01/24/2020, or 02/15/2020, Boston Market confirmed with the manufacturer, Bellisio Foods, that it was undertaking all necessary steps to promptly recall the frozen entrée product. It is Boston Market’s understanding that there have been no confirmed reports of injury or illness with respect to this frozen entree product. Consumers who have purchased this frozen entrée product should throw it away or return it to the place of purchase. The recall does not involve any products that are sold in Boston Market restaurants."
Additional information regarding this recall is located here.