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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

The following peanut and tree nut allergy alert is from the FDA on November 14, 2014.

B&G Foods announced today it is voluntarily recalling certain Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Taco Sauce, Ortega Enchilada Sauce and Ortega Taco Kit products and certain Las Palmas Taco Seasoning Mix and Las Palmas Taco Sauce products after learning that one or more of the spice ingredients purchased from a third party supplier contain peanuts and almonds, allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements.
The list of recalled products is here.
The recalled products were distributed in retail stores and foodservice outlets nationwide.
This recall does not apply to any other sizes or varieties of Ortega Seasoning Mix or to any Ortega Seasoning Mixes in canisters, all of which are correctly labeled. For example, this recall does not include Ortega Fajita Seasoning Mix, Ortega Fish Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Chili Seasoning Mix, Ortega Chipotle Seasoning Mix or Ortega Burrito Seasoning Mix, all of which are correctly labeled. This recall also does not include any Las Palmas Enchilada Sauce, which is correctly labeled.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company’s recall hotline at 877-929-2576 from 8:00 a.m. ET to 8:00 p.m. ET, or visit www.ortega.com for additional information.


The following Canadian peanut and tree nut allergy alert is from the the CFIA on November 14, 2014.

Ortega and Las Palmas brand taco products have been recalled from the marketplace because they contain peanut and almond which are not declared on the label. Consumers with an allergy to peanut or almond, food service establishments, retailers, and distributors should not consume, serve, use, or sell the recalled products listed here.


The following Canadian tree nut allergy alert is from the the CFIA on October 28, 2014 and CFIA on October 31, 2014 and CFIA on November 10, 2014.

Kosher Select Food Dist. is recalling the following Ortega brand Taco Seasoning Mix from the marketplace because it contains peanut and almond which are not declared on the label:

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix 35.4 g Best by May 08 2016 S6, April 16 2016, JUNE 26 2016 & July 28 2016 S5 0 39000 00820 4
This product was distributed in Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec.

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