48,120 pounds of Chorizo products Recalled

Posted on January 19, 2015 by

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Buffalo Provisions of Bronx, N.Y. is recalling approximately 48,210 pounds of chorizo product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products may contain peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The following items subject to recall were produced on various dates between October 9 and January 15, 2015:

12-oz. vacuum packages of “Brooklyn Cured Chicken Chorizo” with sell by date “2/13/15”
14-oz. and 5-lb. vacuum packages of “La Centro Americana Chorizo Salvadoreno” with sell by date “1/20/15”
14-oz. vacuum packages of “La Centro Americana Chorizo Salvadoreno” with sell by date “1/20/15”
20-lb. loose butcher packages of “El Casero Mexican Longaniza” with sell by date “1/20/15”
14-oz. of vacuum packages of “El Casero Longaniza” with sell by date “1/20/15”
14-oz. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Poblano” with sell by date “1/20/15”
5-lb. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Poblano” with sell by date “1/20/15”
5-lb. vacuum packages of “El Casero Spanish Chorizo” with sell by date “1/20/15”
14-oz. vacuum packages of ‘El Casero Chorizo Ecuadoriano” with sell by date “1/20/15”
5-lb. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Colombian” with sell by date “2/9/15”
14-oz. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Colombian” with sell by date “2/9/15”
14-oz. vacuum packages of “La Centro Americana Colombian Chorizo Hondureno” with sell by date “2/9/15”
5-lb. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Jalapeno” with sell by date “1/20/15”
14-oz. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Picoso” with sell by date “1/20/15”
16-oz. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Jalapeno” with sell by date “1/20/15”
10 lbs. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Jalapeno” with sell by date “1/20/15”
14-oz. vacuum packages of “La Centro Americana Chorizo Picante Mexican Sausage” with sell by date “1/20/15”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 4312” or “P-4312” inside the USDA mark of inspection and were shipped to retail and wholesale locations in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

The problem was discovered when Buffalo Provisions was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the products may have been contaminated with peanut allergens.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.


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