December 3, 2012

VEGGIE PATCH® Recalls Meatless Burger and Falafel

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding the recall of the VEGGIE PATCH® Ultimate Meatless Burger and Falafel due to a risk of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.  

The Ultimate Meatless Burger and Falafel, from VEGGIE PATCH, with the specific use-by dates and UPC codes listed below were distributed to a select number of retailers and distributors.

  • 9-ounce trays of refrigerated, fully cooked, VEGGIE PATCH, The Ultimate Meatless Burger with a Use-By date, Jan/12/2013; UPC code 6-10129-00211-5 (which can be found on back of package)
  • 9-ounce trays of refrigerated, fully cooked, VEGGIE PATCH, Falafel with a Use-By date, Jan/15/2013; UPC code 6-10129-06619-3 (which can be found on back of package)

The Ultimate Meatless Burger potentially affected was available for sale as of November 21, 2012, in the following states; NY, CT, PA, FL, IL, MD, IN, WI, VA, NJ and DE.  Falafel potentially affected, was available for sale as of November 21, 2012, nationwide. No illnesses have been reported to date. 

The full recall can be found at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm330342.htm?source=govdelivery

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