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Recall Notification Report 006-99
February 3, 1999

Culinary Foods 5.5 Ounce, Chicken Burrito Recalled

Chicago, IL (SafetyAlerts) - Culinary Foods is voluntarily recalling 5.5 ounce, Chicken Burrito, 70/case, that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

Production Dates/Identifying Codes:

Code 452886-899 and 2548 on cases, product produced September 11, 1998

How/When Discovered:

A positive result was obtained from a microbiological investigatory sample, collected by an FSIS compliance officer on January 26, 1999, at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

Federal Establishment: 

01637 M/00880 P
Culinary Foods, Inc.
4201 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60609

Corporate Contact:

Mr. David Silberberg, Executive Vice President, (773) 650-4046

Quantity Recalled: 

26,975 pounds (1,121 cases)



Recall Classification:

Class I

Recall Notification Level:


Press Release:


Direct Notification Means: 

Company is contacting customers verbally and will follow-up by letter

FSIS Contacts:

Consumer Inquiries: 1-800-535-4555


The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.