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New York company recalls 3 tons of sausage products for inspection issue

Milan Provisions Co. Inc., a Corona, NY, establishment, is recalling about 6,000 pounds of heat-treated, not fully cooked, not shelf stable chorizo sausage products made using a pork ingredient produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

“FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase,” according to the recall notice.

The jalapeno chorizo sausage items were produced from April 13 through 16. The following product is subject to recall: 14-oz and 22-oz vacuum-packed packages containing “Milan Provisions Mexican Brand Made In New York Cured Chorizo Jalapeño” with expiration dates of “JUN 12 21”, “JUN 13 21”, “JUN 14 21” and “JUN 15 21.”

The products subject to this recall have establishment number “EST. 4335” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in New York.

The problem was discovered when FSIS determined that the firm received pork trim product from a retail butcher facility that is not federally inspected and used it in production of the chorizo product.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Salvatore Laurita, President, Milan Provisions Co. Inc., at 718-899-7678.

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