El Monterey Breakfast Wraps Recalled for Containing Small Rocks


Ruiz Foods Products Inc., of Denison, Texas, is recalling approximately 246,514 pounds of frozen, not ready-to-eat (NRTE) breakfast wrap products containing bacon that may be contaminated with small rocks, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday.

The frozen egg, potato, bacon and cheese wrap items were produced on Jan. 17, 2019 and Jan. 18, 2019. The following product is subject to recall: 8-Pack family size film packages containing El Monterey Egg, Potato, Bacon & Cheese Sauce Breakfast Wraps with “Best if Used By” dates of 01/17/2020 and 01/18/2020 and lot codes 19017 and 19018.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 17523A” on the back of the package. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.          

The problem was discovered on June 14, when Ruiz Foods advised FSIS of three consumer complaints regarding foreign material in the wrap products. The source of the foreign material contamination is under investigation. The company did receive a report of a potential injury associated with the consumption of this product. Although FSIS has received no additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products, anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.   

Check your freezers and throw away this product or return to the place of purchase. 

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Ruiz Foods’ Consumer Line at 800-772-6474.

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