Some Ortega Taco mixes, sauces and kits recalled over nut fears

Posted at 1:02 PM, Nov 17, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-17 13:02:56-05

NEW YORK — The company that makes Ortega Tacos has recalled certain taco seasoning mix, taco sauce, enchilada sauce and taco kits because a spice used in those products contains peanuts and almonds. Peanuts and almonds are not listed in the ingredient statements.

“People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products,” B&G Foods said in a statement. “There is no health risk associated with these products for individuals without an allergy to peanuts or almonds.”

This recall affects the following products:


The recalled products were sold in grocery stores around the country.

“The safety of our consumers is our number one priority,” William Wright, Executive Vice President of Quality Assurance and R&D at B&G Foods, said. “We are committed to providing safe, quality products while observing the highest ethical standards in the conduct of our business.”

Anyone with questions about the recall can click here or contact B&G Foods at 877-929-2576 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.