A Colorado company is recalling more than 4,500 pounds of “Wild Boar Brotwurst” products because of excessive levels of nitrites. recalled Wild Boar Brotwurst“The problem was discovered by FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service) personnel during a routine label verification task,” according to the recall notice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “FSIS discovered that the establishment’s formulation for the use of sodium nitrite, a restricted ingredient, exceeded the regulatory limit. … Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider. 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.” The 4,692 pounds of recalled brotwurst from House of Smoke Inc. in Ft. Lupton, CO, was produced and packed on various dates beginning April 27, 2015, and running through July 12 this year. Consumers can identify the recalled products by label information including establishment number “EST. 6273” inside the USDA mark of inspection and specific lot numbers. The following lot numbers are subject to the recall — 517240, 515160, 517160, 518070, 514080, 511380, 518090, 517001, 513211, 512221, 614110, 616210, 614050, 618150, 616060, 613160, 617070 and 612170. (To sign up for a free subscription to Food Safety News, click here.)