Just over 21 tons of ready-to-eat chicken breasts were recalled nationwide late Monday by WFSP Foods LLC in Decatur, AL, because they were undercooked and could be contaminated with bacterial pathogens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
Multiple customers complained that the ready-to-eat chicken products appeared to be undercooked, according to the recall notice. No confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products had been reported to authorities as of the posting of the recall.
Anyone who develops symptoms of pathogenic infections such as E. coli or Salmonella should contact a healthcare provider and tell them of their possible exposure so the proper diagnostics can be performed. Symptoms can include fever, stomach cramps, diarrhea that is often bloody, and vomiting.
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.
- 9-lb. foodservice cases containing 8 poly film packages of “CHEF’S LINE ALL NATURAL FIRE GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST” with product code 22586, produced on 04/07/17, and Best by date 06/14/17.
- 9-lb. foodservice cases containing 8 poly film packages of “saladworks FULLY COOKED FLAME GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST FILLETS” with product code 22500, produced on 03/29/17 and Use by date 06/05/17.
The recalled products bear establishment number “P-45411” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a distribution center in Illinois and further distributed to hotel, restaurant and institution locations nationwide.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website.
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