BEL AIR, Md. (WMAR) -
The Harford County Public School System has notified parents of a cafeteria food recall.
Teri Kranefeld with the school system says officials have notified parents of children who attend 15 different schools of the recall that was issued late Thursday evening. The Food and Nutrition Office was notified that the product manufacturer of pepperoni pizzatas have recalled the product due to the risk of an e-coli contamination.
All products from that manufacturer have been removed from the schools.
According to the CDC, no cases have been in Maryland, however, officials ask if your child had consumed pizzatas Wednesday, April 3 and is experiencing any symptoms, to please notify your health care provider.
The Harford County Department of Health has released the following statement:
"The Harford County Health Department is maintaining regular contact with the MD Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene as well as with the Harford County Public School system as we are continue to carefully monitor this situation. Of the 24 cases reported nationwide thus far, there are no reported cases in Harford County, nor in Maryland. Therefore, outside of continued surveillance, no additional public health response is warranted at this time."
The schools that were affected by the recall are Aberdeen Middle, Bakerfield Elementary, Bel Air Elementary, Bel Air High School, Edgewood High School, Forest Hill Elementary, Forest Lakes Elementary, Fountain Green Elementary, Havre de Grace Elementary, Homestead/Wakefield Elementary, Lisby Hillsdale Elementary, Meadowvale Elementary, Prospect Mill Elementary, Ring Factory Elementary, and William S. James Elementary.
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