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Health alert posted for spaghetti and meatballs in marinara sauce

The product may be contaminated with extraneous material

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The Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for heat treated, not fully cooked, not shelf stable, spaghetti and meatballs in marinara sauce.

The product may be contaminated with extraneous material -- specifically metal.

A recall was not requested because it's believed that the products are no longer available for consumers to purchase.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions.

The 15.5-oz. plastic containers of “TAKE HOME MEALS SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS IN MARINARA SAUCE” packaged from October 17, 2020, to November 1, 2020, have expiration dates of October 25 – November 9, 2020, on the label.

The recalled product, bearing establishment number “EST. 20852” inside the USDA mark of inspection, was shipped to retail locations in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled product should not consume it, but discard or return it to the place of purchase.

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