Foster Poultry Farms in Farmerville, LA, has recalled 131,880 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat breaded chicken patty products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The frozen, ready-to-eat breaded chicken patty items were produced on February 15, 2017. Subject to recall are:
- 5-lb. bags containing 20 pieces of “FOSTER FARMS Chicken Patties BREADED CHICKEN BREAST PATTIES WITH RIB MEAT” with Best By date of 02/15/18.
The recalled products bear establishment number “P-33901” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distribution centers in Alaska, Arizona, California, Utah and Washington.
The company learned of the plastic from three consumer complaints on March 22, April 3, and April 15, which reported the foreign materials in the chicken patty products. The foreign materials were pieces of clear, soft plastic that originated from the establishment’s packaging materials.
No reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products have been confirmed. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
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