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CA Firm Recalls Bolognese Sauce Products for Undeclared Allergen, Misbranding

DelMonaco Specialty Foods of Morgan Hill, CA, is recalling approximately 5,616 pounds of Armanino brand Bolognese sauce products because of an undeclared allergen and misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday.

The product contains milk, a known allergen, which was declared on the product label; however, the label was not applied to all the products in each lot.

The Bolognese Sauce with Beef & Pork products were produced on Sept. 25, Sept. 27, and Nov. 7, 2013. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 7.5-pound cases containing 12 10-ounce bags of “Bolognese Sauce with Beef & Pork” with case number 31113 printed on the interior bag.
  • 7.5-pound cases containing 12 10-ounce bags of “Bolognese Sauce with Beef & Pork” with case number 27013 printed on the interior bag.
  • 12-pound cases containing four 3-pound bags of “Bolognese Sauce with Beef & Pork” with case number 31113 printed on the interior bag.
  • 12-pound cases containing four 3-pound bags of “Bolognese Sauce with Beef & Pork” with case number 26813 printed on the interior bag.

The products subject to recall are missing the USDA mark of inspection with establishment number “EST. 17702” inside. These products were sold for institutional use in Hayward and San Francisco, CA.

The problem was discovered by a company customer. FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a health-care provider. Consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Sandra Johnson, sales coordinator, at (408) 500-4114.

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