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Farm Rich recalls ready-made foods over E. coli fears
Written by Your 5News Team
Created on March 29, 2013 @ 2:45PM
The Farm Rich foods website offered information on March 29, 2013 on the voluntary recall of a range of products over fears of possible E. coli contamination. / FARMRICH.COM
 
(CBS NEWS) 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 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.
 
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, or visit the company's website for more information.

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Mar 29, 2013 at 4:16 PM
Govt at work. Food Safety (joke!) Inspection Service in the U.S. Dept of Agriculture and FDA doing a great job hey? FIVE months AFTER everyone is sick or dies......they tell us it's bad---to not eat it! Really?!?!? WHY do we have a Safety Inspection Dept anyway? Why not let the guinea pigs (that would be us, the people) tell you what makes us ill; we are anyway!

Our food is becoming LESS safe not safer. What gives? Sick of supporting a dept that is not doing what it's supposed to do. And Obama told us he'd be cutting employees in that dept and our food would be less safe. I fail to see what the difference would be because no one finds out until it's too late anyway!
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