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Chicken empanadas recalled due to presence of MSG

November 26, 2012

Global Culinary Investments, a Spring, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 1,331 pounds of chicken empanadas because they contain monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is not declared on the label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.

The products subject to recall include 10-lb. bulk cases, each containing 50 count bags of "Luca Chicken Empanada," bearing the identifying case code of "10853349004002." The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "P-44923" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were produced on various dates from September 4, 2012 through November 21, 2012. The products have a best by date between March 4, 2013, and May 21, 2013.

The 10-lb bulk cases listed above were distributed for institutional use in the Houston, Texas area.

FSIS was alerted to the problem by Global Culinary Investments. The company discovered the problem when they reviewed their supplier's broth label. The company began producing this product on Sept. 4, 2012. FSIS and the company have received no reports of injury associated with the consumption of these products.

Source: FSIS

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