Chorizo Products Recalled Due to Multiple Undeclared Ingredients

nearly 1000 pounds of the products are subject to recall

Chorizo Products Recalled Due to Multiple Undeclared Ingredients
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June 22, 2017

Embutidos Fanguito has announced that it is recalling nearly 1000 pounds of fresh, sliced pork chorizo products due to mislabeling, misbranding, and undeclared allergens.

The affected products are incorrectly identified as cooked. In addition, the products may contain soy and Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), which are not declared on the finished product label. The recall was announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The following items, bearing establishment number EST. 45659 inside the USDA mark of inspection, are included in the recall:

  • Two-ounce packages bearing the name Embutidos El Fanguito Chorizo with a sell-by date of Sept. 17, 2017
  • Eight-ounce packages bearing the name Jamon Vicky Lasqueado Smoked Flavor Added Sliced Cooked Ham & Water Product

These products were shipped to retail locations in Florida.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

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

Customers with questions about this recall can contact company owner Demetrio Lugo at (305) 300-2902.