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A California-based company is recalling 35,516 pounds of frozen meals  — including some shipped to Michigan stores — due to bacteria risk, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced.

The recall applies to heat-treated, not fully cooked, refrigerated meat and poultry products produced by Valley Fine Foods in Forest City, North Carolina, according to the agriculture department's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The products were produced on various dates from Aug. 15 through Oct. 4 and include the establishment number "P-22102B" or M-22102B" on the side of the package. 

In addition to stores in Michigan, the products were shipped to retailers in California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts and North Carolina.

The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 12-oz. tray packages containing “SIMPLE DISHES™ Chicken Penne Alfredo” with case code #19034, case UPC code 1-07-42753-34709-0, and “BEST IF USED BY” “10/09/18” through “11/25/18”. Unit UPC 7-42753-34709-3.
  • 12-oz.  tray packages containing “SIMPLE DISHES™ Chicken Primavera” with case code #19033, case UPC code 1-07-42753-34708-3, and “BEST IF USED BY” “10/09/18” through “11/25/18”. Unit UPC 7-42753-34708-6.
  • 12-oz. tray packages containing “SIMPLE DISHES™ Italian Sausage Ziti” with case code #19035, case UPC code 1-07-42753-34711-3, and “BEST IF USED BY” “10/09/18” through “11/25/18”. Unit UPC 7-42753-34711-6.
  • 12-oz.  tray packages containing “SIMPLE DISHES™ Rigatoni with Meatballs and a Mushroom Cream Sauce” with case code #19036, case UPC Code of 1-07-42753- 34710-6 and “BEST IF USED BY” “10/09/18” through “11/25/18”.  Unit UPC 7-42753-34710-9.

There have been no confirmed illnesses related to these products. Customers who have purchased the products are urged to throw them out or return them to the place of purchase. 

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