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Iowa company recalls pre-packaged food

Pride of Iowa

Products were not federally inspected.

Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 10:18 AM
Updated: Nov. 14, 2017 10:18 AM

WASHINGTON, DC – An Iowa company is recalling roughly 231 pounds of chicken, pork, and beef products that were produced without federal inspection.

The U.S. Department of Food Safety and Inspection Service says the ready-to-eat items were made between November 2 and November 6 by Pride of Iowa Sandwiches, which is based in Marengo.

The following products have been recalled:

- 11.2-oz. clam shell packages of “Deli Fresh CAESAR SALAD” with “FRESH THRU” dates through 11/13.
- 6.2-oz. tray packages of “Deli Fresh SOUTHWEST CHICKEN FAJITA TOMATO BASIL WRAP” with “FRESH THRU” dates through 11/16.
- 8.5-oz. tray packages of “Deli Fresh BBQ/BACON/CREAM CHEESE ROAST BEEF ON JALAPENO CHEESE WRAP” with “FRESH THRU” dates through 11/16.
- 6.3-oz. tray packages of “Deli Fresh RANCH CHICKEN FAJITA SPINACH WRAP” with “FRESH THRU” dates through 11/16.
- 7.8-oz. tray packages of “Deli Fresh BISCUITS & GRAVY” with “FRESH THRU” dates through 11/16.

The products do not have a USDA federal mark of inspection and were shipped to retail vending machines in Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.

The problem was found on November 7 after a routine visit by a federal investigator to the Pride of iowa Sandwiches.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness and consumers who bought the recalled items are urged to throw them away or return them to where they were purchased.

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