Farm Rich recalls frozen snacks after E. coli outbreak

Several cases of E. coli reported in Michigan after consuming Farm Rich products

Published On: Mar 28 2013 10:19:40 PM EDT
BUFFALO, N.Y. -

Rich Products Corp. has announced a voluntary recall of its Farm Rich Mini Quesadillas and other Farm Rich products because of a possible E. coli contamination.

The recall, announced Thursday, also includes the Buffalo, N.Y.-based company's Farm Rich Mini Pizza Slices, Farm Rich Philly Cheese Steaks, Farm Rich Mozzarella Bites and Market Day Mozzarella Bites. They were produced Nov. 12 through Nov. 19.

The products affected by this recall include:

Each product package above contains the establishment number "EST. 27232" or "P-27232" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The Farm Rich products were distributed in retail stores nationwide. The company says it's working with the Food Safety Inspection Service in the U.S. Department of Agriculture to identify the possible contamination source.

24 cases of E. coli have been reported in 15 states.  Eight cases in Michigan, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia report consuming Farm Rich products.

Health officials say symptoms of E. coli infection could occur up to 10 days after exposure and can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting.
 
 Consumers with questions about the recall can call 1-888-220-5955.