Before you sit down at the breakfast table to eat that breakfast burrito you just heated up, you should know that there's been a recall this week of over 55,000 breakfast burritos due to the possibility of the burritos containing "extraneous materials, specifically pieces of plastic".

According to the USDA, here's what you need to know about the breakfast burrito recall:

  • The burritos being recalled are in a 3.38-lb. Value Pack, containing 12 individually wrapped, 4.5-oz. “EL MONTEREY Signature BURRITO EGG, SAUSAGE & CHEESE” with a “Best if Used By” date of 01/15/2021 and a lot code of 19288.
  • The frozen, not ready-to-eat breakfast burrito products were produced on October 15, 2019
  • The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST 45694” printed on the value pack bag and the individual wrappings, next to the lot code.
  • These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
  • There have been three consumer complaints involving pieces of white, semi-rigid plastic found in the product.
  • CLICK HERE to see pictures of the burritos that are being recalled.
  • Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Ruiz Foods Products Inc., Consumer Line at (800) 772-6474.
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