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Farm Rich foods recalled over E.Coli scare

BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - Frozen snack maker Farm Rich is recalling some of its products due to threat of possible E. Coli contamination.

The company has voluntarily recalled 196,000 pounds of frozen quesadillas, pizza slices, mozzarella bites and philly cheese steaks nationwide.

In the meantime, the company is working with federal health officials to identify the source of the contamination.

Federal regulators and the company are concerned that some of the products may still be in consumers' freezers.

Consumers can call the company's consumer line at (888) 220-5955 for more information.

Farm Rich products is offering coupons for replacement products.

The recall, first announced on March 28, was prompted by reports that at least 24 people in 15 states have contracted infections of E. coli O121 in connection to the recalled products.

The voluntary recall notice includes:

  • 7.2-oz. cartons of Farm Rich mini pizza slices with cheese pepperoni and sauce in pizza dough, UPC code 041322376909 with a best by date of May 15 or May 16, 2014.
  • 22-oz. cartons of Farm Rich mini pizza slices with cheese pepperoni and sauce in pizza dough, UPC code 041322356437 with a best by date of May 15 or May 16, 2014.
  • 18-oz. bags of Farm Rich mini quesadillas with cheese, grilled white meat chicken in a crispy crust, UPC code 041322356352 with a best by date of May 14, 2014.
  • 21-oz. bags of Farm Rich philly cheese steaks with cheese, beef & onions in a crispy crust, UPC code 041322356345 with a best by date of May 13, 2014.
  • 22-oz. cartons of Farm Rich mozzarella bites in a pizzeria style crust, UPC code 041322374431 with a best by date of May 19, 2014.
  • 7-oz. cartons of Farm Rich mozzarella bites in a pizzeria style crust, UPC code 041322376916 with a best by date of May 19, 2014.
  • 22-oz. bags of Market Day Mozzarella Bites, UPC code 041322804358 with a best by date of May 12, 2014.

Affected stores in the WVVA viewing area include Walmart, Food City and Kroger.

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