USDA: Major Food Recalls Due to Undeclared Allergens and Misbranding

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Posted: June 10, 2017

USDA: Major food recalls due to undeclared allergens and misbranding

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) –

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced several large food recalls. The recalls are due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

An ingredient supplier notified companies on June 6 that bread crumbs the companies used in the products contained undeclared milk. Milk is a known allergen.

The first major recall is of Conagra Brands, Inc. out of Milton, PA. The company is recalling approximately 700,125 pounds of spaghetti and meatball products.  

Recalled spaghetti and meatball products were produced on Jan. 5, 2017 and Jan. 12, 2017:

  • 131,718 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Libby’s Spaghetti and Meatballs MADE WITH PORK, CHICKEN AND BEEF IN TOMATO SAUCE” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.
  • 71,614 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Del Pino’s SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS MADE WITH PORK, CHICKEN AND BEEF IN TOMATO SAUCE” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.
  • 38,330 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with  “Hy-Top Spaghetti and Meatballs Made with Pork, Chicken and Beef in Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.
  • 22,064 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Food Hold Spaghetti & Meatballs MADE WITH PORK, CHICKEN AND BEEF IN TOMATO SAUCE” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.
  • 21,975 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Essential EVERYDAY Spaghetti with Meatballs Made With Pork, Chicken and Beef in Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.
  • 414,424 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Chef BOYARDEE Mini pasta shells & meatballs, Pasta and Meatballs made with Pork, Chicken and Beef in Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100700500 and Use By Date 12/26/18.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 794M” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped nationwide to warehouses for distribution and retail locations.