A customer complaint about what appears to be undercooked chicken has prompted Tarantino Wholesale Foods Distributor to recall more than 1,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken breasts.

Undercooked chicken can result in the potential survival of bacterial pathogens in the products, according to the recall notice posted by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The recalled product is labeled as “Mary’s Fully Cooked Chicken Breast.”

The 10-pound cases were produced on Oct. 23 and have a use-by-date of Oct. 23, 2021. The log shelf life of the chicken breasts has officials concerned that consumers or retailers may have some
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Risks from undercooked chicken and unpasteurized cheese are of low concern to the public, according to a survey for Food Standards Scotland (FSS).

To help consumers in Scotland be aware of foodborne risks and how to control them, FSS needs to understand and measure the level of public knowledge, concern and awareness of such risks.

Results from the Food in Scotland consumer tracking survey show about three quarters of people are concerned about food poisoning but a significant proportion do not follow good food hygiene practices.

A project was conducted to gain knowledge, perception of risk and level of concern
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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 
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Ready-to-eat chicken from National Steak and Poultry that was recalled for undercooking is being used in products produced by other companies, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) disclosed late Friday.

In a statement, FSIS said it does not have confidence in the safety of any subsequently produced products that have used or incorporated the chicken products that were recalled by National Steak and Poultry on Nov. 23, with an expanded recall occurring on Dec. 4.

It is now believed the recalled undercooked chicken may be found in these products:

  • chicken_406x250Ajinomoto brand “Yakitori Chicken with Japanese-Style


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Following a customer complaint, National Steak and Poultry late Wednesday recalled about 17,500 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products because of possible undercooking.

Undercooking can allow the survival of bacterial pathogens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

logo National Steak and Poultry“The problem was discovered on Nov. 14 when a food service customer complained to the establishment that product appeared to be undercooked. No confirmed reports of adverse health effects or illnesses due to consumption of these products have yet to received. Anyone concerned about a health effect should contact a healthcare provider,” according to the recall notice
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logo Waynes Farm Chefs CraftA Georgia company is recalling more than two tons of Chef’s Craft brand ready-to-eat chicken breast fillets because they are not throughly cooked and could be contaminated with bacterial pathogens.

Wayne Farms LLC of Oakwood, GA, produced the grilled chicken breast fillets from Aug. 1 to 29 and shipped them to retail stores in Florida, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and North Dakota, according to the recall notice posted Friday by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

To see labels for both sizes of bulk packs of the recalled chicken, click on the image.
To see labels for both sizes of bulk packs of the recalled chicken, click on the image.

“The problem
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