Safeway Cheese Enchilada Recall Due to Salmonella Risk

Overhill Farms, Inc. of Vernon, California, has recalled Open Nature Chile Cheese Enchiladas due to the risk of Salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis). These products were sold at all Safeway-owned stores: Safeway, Carrs, Genuardi’s, Pak ‘N Save, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Vons.

This is a frozen product, so although there are no reported illnesses to date, people are at risk for illness as long as this product is in freezers. If you have this product, take it back to the store for a refund. If you have leftovers, return it for a refund only when you are sure no one was sickened by it.

Cilantro Likely Salmonella Source

The supplier for the organic cilantro contained in such product notified Overhill Farms that the organic cilantro may have Salmonella contamination based on routine testing conducted.

Product Description

The recalled Open Nature Chile Cheese Enchiladas are a frozen prepared dinner packaged in a box with a net weight of 9 oz. and marked with a UPC 0-7989310436-9. The product was sold at stores from Oct 9, 2014, through December 1, 2014.

Packages with the following lot code and “Best Before” dates are subject to the recall:

  • Best By Date: Aug. -06-15
  • Lot Number: 141006

The lot number and best by date can be found on the side panel of the box.

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