News Release

Solomon Snacks and Bakery Recalls Meat Pie Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection and Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Class I Recall 047-2016
Health Risk: High Jun 4, 2016
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Congressional and Public Affairs
Sarah Lichtman
(202) 720-9113



WASHINGTON, June 4, 2016 – Solomon Snacks and Bakery, a New Brighton, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 873 pounds of meat pie products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain eggs, milk, and wheat, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label. 

The beef, chicken, and turkey meat pie items were produced on various dates from Feb. 2016 to May 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 5-oz. packages containing one “Solomon Snacks and Bakery Meat Pie Beef,”
  • 5-oz. packages containing one “Solomon Snacks and Bakery Meat Pie Chicken,”
  • 5-oz. packages containing one “Solomon Snacks and Bakery Meat Pie Turkey,”
  • Unlabeled Styrofoam boxes lined with wax paper containing 5-oz. frozen meat pie products produced by Solomon Snacks and Bakery.

The products subject to recall do not bear the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Illinois and Minnesota. The products distributed in Illinois were in Styrofoam boxes and void of all labeling.

The problem was discovered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which notified FSIS.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Veronica Anczarski, Owner, Solomon Snacks and Bakery, at (952) 261-3534.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at or via smartphone 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 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at:

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.
Last Modified Apr 12, 2017