Congressional and Public Affairs (202) 720-9113 Bryn Burkard
Amigo’s Mexican Food, Inc., a Deming, N.M. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,594 pounds of red pork tamale products because they may contain an undeclared allergen, wheat, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. Wheat is a known allergen, which is not declared on the label.
The following products are subject to recall: [View Label] 35-ounce vacuum packages of "AMIGO’S Home Style PORK Tamales Wrapped in Corn Husk." Each label bears the establishment number "P- 13083" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The red pork tamale products were produced on various dates and were shipped to retail establishments in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.
The problem was discovered by FSIS during a routine product inspection. FSIS has received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an allergic reaction should contact a physician.
Consumers and media with questions regarding the recall should contact Arnold Orquiz, the company owner, at (575) 546-6841.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at 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 l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.
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