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Emparedados Boricua Issues Allergen Alert For Its Products
"Emparedados Boricua - Chicken and Cheese"


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 3, 2014 - Emparedados Boricua located in Bayamón PR, is warning that the product "Emparedados Boricua - Chicken and Cheese" packaged in units of 6.5 oz. contains eggs that are not declared on the label. People who are allergic to eggs are at risk of serious allergic reactions if they consume these products. The product was distributed to stores at gas stations in Puerto Rico from March 17, 2014.

So far no complaints or reports of adverse events associated with this problem. Emparedados Boricua is removing the product from the market. The problem was discovered during a FDA inspection.

Customers with questions or concerns may call 787-635-6938.

Press Release (In Spanish)


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