WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2018 (USDA FSIS release) — New York Style Sausage Co., a Sunnyvale, California establishment, is recalling 371 pounds of raw chorizo sausage products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced this week. The product contains sesame seed, which is not declared on the product label.
The raw, Salvadoran chorizo sausage items were produced on June 8, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:
- 8-oz. cardboard packages containing “Artesana Specialty Sausages CHORIZO SALVADORAN RECIPE ALL NATURAL.” The product is labeled “Keep refrigerated or frozen” and does not bear a use by or sell by date.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 9027” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were sold at farmers markets in California.
The problem was discovered by FSIS during routine inspection label verification activities.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers or refrigerators. 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.