Q’Delicia Recalls Ready-To-Eat Empanada Products Because They Were Imported Without Benefit of Inspection


Reference Number 355/2023
Source U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
Type of Information Food Recall
Questionable food products

The ready-to-eat meat and poultry empanada items were produced from February of 2023 to October of 2023. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 1.25-lb. and 6.25-lb. plastic bags containing “Q’Delicia DE EMPANADA BEEF” and “Q’Delicia DE EMPANADA MEAT GLUTEN FREE.”
1.25-lb. and 6.25-lb. plastic bags containing “Q’Delicia DE EMPANADA CHICKEN” and “Q’Delicia DE EMPANADA CHICKEN GLUTEN FREE.”
Expiry date/Batch
See above.
Manufacturer/ Distributor Q’Delicia, a Jacksonville, Fla. establishment
Reasons for recall The problem was discovered during FSIS surveillance activities when it was determined that the empanada products did not have the USDA mark of inspection and were produced in a facility that was not inspected by USDA.
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