The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Saturday a Colorado company is recalling 144,000 pounds of meat and poultry products because of an undeclared allergen and misbranding.
The USDA says House of Smoke in Fort Lupton, CO, processed the products with a releasing agent containing soy lecithin -- a known allergen that isn't declared on the label. According to the USDA, the firm mistakenly didn't believe the releasing agent needed to be declared.
There haven't been any reports of adverse reaction due to the consumption of the product.
The following products are subject to recall:
Brotwurst and bratwurst, produced between January 24, 2013 and January 24, 2014, packaged in 1-pound packages, 12 per case. The following products are included:
Fully cooked sausage-type products, produced between January 24, 2013 and January 24, 2014. The products may be packaged in one the following manners: 1-ounce packages, 40 per case; 6-ounce packages, 24 per case; or 1-pound packages, 20 per case. The following products are included:
Raw fresh products, produced between July 24, 2013 and January 24, 2014. The products may be packaged in one the following manners: patties/three per pound, in 12 pound cases; 6-pound bags, 12-pound cases; or 12 pound boxes. The following products are included:
The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "EST 6273" or "P-6273" inside the USDA Mark of Inspection. These products were sold nationwide to distributors, restaurants, and over the Internet.
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