TV Dinners Recalled for Being ‘Unfit for Human Food’
Over 35,000 lbs of TV dinners are being recalled after they were found to be unfit for human consumption.
The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has recalled over 35,000 lbs of Valley Fine Foods TV dinners this week due to spoilage concerns.
According to the recall the "heat-treated, not fully cooked meat and poultry products" in the dinners may contain "spoilage organisms that have rendered it unwholesome and unfit for human food."
The affected dinners include the Simple Dishes' Chicken Penne Alfredo, Chicken Primavera, Italian Sausage Ziti and Rigatoni with Meatballs and a Mushroom Cream Sauce.
All of the recalled products were sold between August 15th and October 4th 2018 and would have the numbers P-22102B or M-22102B printed on the side of the package.
Affected TV dinners were shipped to Massachusetts as well as Connecticut, Maryland, California, Michigan and North Carolina.
The FSIS was notified of the issue six days after the compnay became aware of the problem and issued a recall immediately.
Anyone with affected TV dinners in their freezer is urged to throw them away and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
No illnesses have been reported from this recall to date. If you feel you have consumed an affected TV dinner, you should contact your health care provider.