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Minn. Company Recalling 60,000 Pounds Of Breakfast Products

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Burnsville company that makes custom frozen foods is recalling more than 60,000 pounds of meat and poultry products after food safety officials say a sample tested positive for listeria.

The Agriculture Department's Food and Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday that Buddy's Kitchen is recalling 62,488 pounds of breakfast products.

The FSIS says a product sample tested positive for listeria, which can cause a serious infection in humans.

After the product sample, the raw materials were tested, and it was found that the red skin potatoes used in the products had listeria. Buddy's got the potatoes from an independent supplier.

Food safety officials say that following products are being recalled:

-- "Swiss Cheese and Mushroom Omelet with Seasonal Tid-Bit Potatoes & Turkey Buffet Sausage Link" trays with the production codes "07/16/14 9", "08/08/14 9" and "08/27/14 9".

--"Savory Scrambled Eggs with Seasoned Red Skin Potatoes and Turkey Buffet Links" with the production codes "09/19/14 9" and "09/22/14 9".

--"Garden Omelet w/ Parslied Potatoes & Chicken Sausage Links" with the production codes "07/16/14 9", "07/17/14
9", "07/18/14 9", "07/22/14 9", "07/25/14 9", "08/22/14 9", "08/25/14 9", "09/02/14 9", "09/09/14 9" and "09/16/14 9".

--"Fiesta Scramble Bowl with Sausage Links" with the production code "10I14 9".

--"Breakfast Skillet Burrito with eggs, sausage and cheese" with the production codes "18G14 2", "06I14 4", "16G14 4", "17G14 2", "07H14 4", "20H14 2", "21H14 4", "22H14 4" and "25H14 4".

Listeria can cause listeriosis in humans. It's an infection that mainly affects older people, babies, pregnant women and people with weak immune systems. At risk people who experience flu-like systems within two weeks pf eating contaminated food should see a doctor, officials say.

For more on the recall, click here.

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