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Perdue recalls chicken sausage because of pieces of blue plastic

Three complaints from consumers who said they found pieces of blue plastic in Perdue Harvestland organic chicken sausage prompted Perdue Foods LLC to recall more than a ton of products. The Gainesville, GA, company posted the recall Saturday, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Only one product — organic Italian chicken sausage… Continue Reading

USDA Inspector General investigates possible poultry sabotage

Eleven fresh and further processing poultry plants in five southern states owned by Wayne Farms LLC are on guard after foreign materials found in the company’s Laurel, MS, facility are being investigated as possible sabotage. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Inspector General (IG) has been brought in to lead the investigation of the the March… Continue Reading

Perdue Recalls Raw Chicken for Possible Temperature Processing Problem

Perdue Foods of Salisbury, MD, is recalling approximately 720 pounds of raw, fresh chicken products because they may have experienced a processing deviation in temperature during production, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday. The products subject to the recall include: 80-lb. cardboard boxes containing approximately 28, 2.5-lb. ice-packed,… Continue Reading