RECALL: Meat Products Pulled from Shelves
(June 20, 2017) Recall due to mislabeling, misbranding, and undeclared allergens
Embutidos Fanguito, Inc has issued a recall of their pork products after the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service discovered conducted a follow-up label review. They found that the products are incorrectly labeled as cooked. Additionally, the labels fail to mention that the products contain soy.
The recall started on June 16th with 454 pounds of pork products but but was expanded to include 530 more pounds of products, particularly their sliced pork chorizo.
List of affected products
The products subject to recall are as follows:
- 2-oz. sealed packages containing “Embutidos El Fanguito Chorizo” with a sell by date of Sept. 17, 2017 packaged between October 15, 2016 and June 16, 2017 [View Label]
- 8-oz. sealed packages containing six slices of “Jamon Vicky Lasqueado Smoked Flavor Added Sliced Cooked Ham & Water Product” packaged between April 18, 2017 and June 13, 2017
Steps to take
Consumers who have purchased these products should not consume them. The products must either be thrown away or consumed.
Consumers with questions about food safety can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or contact the FDA at 1-888-SAFEFOOD,or visiting http://www.fda.gov.
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