La Guadalupana Wholesale Co., Inc. Recalls Pork and Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen
WASHINGTON, April 8, 2015 La Guadalupana Wholesale Co., Inc., a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 34,923 pounds of pork and chicken tamale products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain egg whites, a known allergen, which are not declared on the product label.
The pork and chicken tamale items were produced on various dates between January 16, 2015 and March 30, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
- 25 lb. cases containing 100 4 oz. pieces of La Guadalupana Hot Pork Tamales.
- 15 lb. cases containing 80 3 oz. pieces of La Guadalupana Hot Pork Tamales.
- 25 lb. cases containing 100 4 oz. pieces of La Guadalupana Hot Chicken Tamales.
- 15 lb. cases containing 80 3 oz. pieces of La Guadalupana Hot Chicken Tamales.
- 15 lb. cases containing 60 4 oz. pieces of La Guadalupana Hot Chicken Tamales.
- 12.5 lb. cases containing 50 4 oz. pieces of La Guadalupana Hot Chicken Tamales.
The products subject to recall bear the establishment number EST. 21094 or P-21094 inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to retail locations in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.
The problem was discovered by FSIS in-plant personnel during routine verification activities.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
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.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Alejandro Castro, General Manager of La Guadalupana Wholesale Co., Inc, at (866) 954-3654 or email@example.com.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. 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: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.