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Panna Café Express To Go Inc. Recalls Various Meat and Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

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Class I Recall
Health Risk: High

WASHINGTON, AUG. 21, 2016 – Panna Café Express To Go Inc., a North Miami Beach, Fla., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,951 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and used the USDA marks of inspection without authorization, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The various heat-treated, not fully cooked, not shelf stable meat and poultry products were produced and packed on various dates between June 2, 2016 and Aug. 17, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 7.6-lb. tray packages containing 20 units of raw “ZERPA’S ANTOJOS CRIOLLOS CACHITOS HAM FILLED BREAD” with best by dates of Feb. 15, 16, 17, or 23, 2017 and bearing UPC code 854631003448.
  • 2.2-lb. tray packages containing 6 units of heat and serve “PANNA NEW LATINO FOOD EMPANADA VENEZOLANA POLLO CHICKEN” with best by dates of Dec. 2, 3, 8, 2016, or Feb. 15, 16, 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 820103507561.
  • 1.4-lb. tray packages containing 6 units of heat and serve “PANNA NEW LATINO FOOD EMPANADA ARGENTINA POLLO CHICKEN” with best by dates of Feb. 15 or 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 820103507509.
  • 1.25-lb. tray packages containing 3 units of heat and serve “MISTER FOOD CACHITOS HAM/JAMON” with best by dates of Feb. 15, 16, or 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 856305006038.
  • 1.25-lb. tray packages containing 3 units of heat and serve “PANNA TO GO CACHITO DE JAMON Y QUESO HAM AND CHEESE CACHITO” with best by dates of Feb. 15, 16, or 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 815026020174.
  • 60-unit cases of raw “MISTER FOOD CACHITO DE JAMON Y QUESO HAM & CHEESE WRAPPED IN DOUGH” with best by dates of Feb. 15, 16, 17, or 23, 2017 and bearing UPC code 856305000006.
  • 30-unit cases of pre-baked “MISTER FOOD CACHITO DE JAMON Y QUESO HAM & CHEESE WRAPPED IN DOUGH” with best by dates of Feb. 15, 16 or 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 856305000013.
  • 30-unit cases of pre-baked “PANNA TO GO CACHITO DE JAMON Y QUESO HAM & CHEESE WRAPPED IN DOUGH” with best by dates of Feb. 15, 16 or 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 815026020013.
  • 30-unit cases of pre-baked “ZERPA’S ANTOJOS CRIOLLOS CACHITO DE JAMON Y QUESO HAM & CHEESE WRAPPED IN DOUGH” with best by dates of Feb. 15, 16 or 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 854631000013.
  • 60-unit cases of raw “PANNA TO GO CACHITO DE JAMON Y QUESO HAM & CHEESE WRAPPED IN DOUGH” with best by dates of Feb. 15, 16, 17, or 23, 2017 and bearing UPC code 815026020006.
  • 30-unit cases of pre-fried “PANNA TO GO PASTEL DE POLLO TIPO VENEZOLANO VENEZUELAN BRAND CHICKEN PASTEL” with best by dates of Dec. 2, 3, 8, 2016 or Feb. 15, 16, 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 815026020976.
  • 30-unit cases of pre-fried “MISTER FOOD PASTEL DE POLLO TIPO VENEZOLANO VENEZUELAN BRAND CHICKEN PASTEL” with best by dates of Dec. 2, 3, 8, 2016 or Feb. 15, 16, 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 856305000976.
  • 60-unit cases of pre-baked “PANNA TO GO EMPANADA DE POLLO TIPO ARGENTINA ARGENTINIAN BRAND CHICKEN EMPANADA” with best by dates of Feb. 15 or 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 815026020686.
  • 30-unit cases of pre-baked “MISTER FOOD EMPANADA DE POLLO TIPO ARGENTINA ARGENTINIAN BRAND CHICKEN EMPANADA” with best by dates of Feb. 15 or 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 856305000068.
  • 30-unit cases of pre-baked “PANNA TO GO EMPANADA DE POLLO TIPO ARGENTINA ARGENTINIAN BRAND CHICKEN EMPANADA” with best by dates of Feb. 15 or 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 815026020068.
  • 25-unit cases of pre-baked “PAN & PLUS EMPANADA DE POLLO CHICKEN EMPANADA” with best by dates of Feb. 15 or 17, 2017 and bearing UPC code 815026021423.
  • 6-unit cases of raw “ZERPA’S ANTOJOS CRIOLLOS CACHITO DE JAMON Y QUESO HAM & CHEESE WRAPPED IN DOUGH” with best by dates of Feb. 15, 16, 17, or 23, 2017 and bearing UPC code 854631003431.
  • 60-unit cases of raw “ZERPA’S ANTOJOS CRIOLLOS CACHITO DE JAMON Y QUESO HAM & CHEESE WRAPPED IN DOUGH” with best by dates of Feb. 15, 16, 17, or 23, 2017 and bearing UPC code 854631000006.
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The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 40245 or P-40245” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to food service, distributors, and retail locations in Florida.

The problem was discovered when FSIS personnel visited the uninspected facility following their application for a federal grant of inspection that had not yet been approved.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Luis Villegas, Plant Manager, at (786) 218 – 1802.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at:http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

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