ConAgra Recalls Pasta And Meatballs

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2007 -

ConAgra Foods, Inc., a Milton, Pa., establishment, is voluntarily recalling approximately 402,623 pounds of pasta and meatball meals due to possible underprocessing, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The pasta and meatball meals were produced on various dates between October 19, 2006, and January 25, 2007 and were shipped to retail establishments nationwide.

The problem was discovered by the company. No reports of illnesses have been received by FSIS or the company from consumption of these products.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact the ConAgra 24-Hour Toll-Free Hotline at (866) 344-7079. Media with questions should contact company Communications Director Stephanie Childs at (402) 595-6258.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at

. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.