February 3, 2014

Colorado Firm Recalls Various Meat Products Due To Soy Lecithin

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of 144,000 pounds of meat and poultry products (including bratwurst / brotwurst, fully cooked sausage-type products, and raw fresh products) because of an undeclared allergen and misbranding. The products were processed with a releasing agent containing soy lecithin, a known allergen that is not declared on the label.

View the complete list of products for each of the below at www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2014/recall-009-2014-release.

  • Brotwurst and bratwurst, produced between January 24, 2013 and January 24, 2014, packaged in 1-pound packages, 12 per case.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.

The full recall can be found at www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2014/recall-009-2014-release.

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