February 26th, 2021 Taco Product Recall

Tacos on a plate.
On February 26th, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving J&J Distributing of St. Paul, Minnesota. This company is recalling a variety of their taco related items because they are possibly contaminated with listeria. Some of their recalled products include taco trays, seven-layer dips, and taco dips. For a full list of the recalled products and their expiration dates, please follow the link at the end of this post. Listeria is a bacteria that can cause an infection called Listeriosis. The most common symptoms of listeriosis include fever, chills, nausea, and diarrhea, although the infection can become more serious in pregnant women, young children, and elderly citizens. These symptoms can either occur within a couple of days or up to a month from when the contaminated food was consumed. The most common way to become infected by Listeria is be consuming contaminated deli meat or dairy products. Listeria can also survive freezing and refrigeration. These products where distributed under various brands to various retail stores across the nation. Currently there have not been any illnesses reported. If you have this product, the company advises that it should not be consumed. It can either be disposed of or returned to its place of purchase. For more information go to: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/jj-distributing-owned-new-harvest-foods-recalls-multiple-products-because-possible-health-risk

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