55,013 Pounds Of El Monterey Breakfast Burritos Recalled

Ruiz Food Products is recalling approximately 55,013 pounds of frozen breakfast burritos containing eggs, sausage, and cheese that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.

The following frozen breakfast burritos subject to the recall were produced on October 15, 2019:

3.38-lb. Value Pack, containing 12 individually wrapped, 4.5-oz. “EL MONTEREY Signature BURRITO EGG, SAUSAGE & CHEESE” with a “Best if Used By” date of 01/15/2021 and a lot code of 19288.

The frozen breakfast burritos bear establishment number “EST 45694” printed on the value pack bag and the individual wrappings, next to the lot code. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

Popular retail locations where El Monterey breakfast burritos are sold in Florida include Publix and Walmart.

The problem was discovered when the firm notified FSIS of three consumer complaints involving pieces of white, semi-rigid plastic found in the product.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Ruiz Foods Products Inc., Consumer Line at (800) 772-6474.