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Undercooked ‘ready-to-eat’ chicken breast fillets recalled

Friday, November 18, 2016 21:18
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A 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.

“The problem was discovered during a routine records review by the company when it was noted that a similar product had an appearance of being undercooked,” according to the recall notice.

“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.”

As of Friday, there hadn’t been any confirmed reports of illness linked to the recalled chicken.

The ready-to-eat chicken breast fillets are in bulk foodservice cases. The recalled chicken has establishment number “EST. 45411” or “P-45411” printed in the USDA inspection mark. The recalled products can further  and can be identified by the following labeling information:

  • 9-pound foodservice bulk cases of “Fully Cooked Grilled Chicken Breast Fillets” with case code 22121; and
  • 22.5-pound foodservice bulk cases of “Fully Cooked Flame Grilled Chicken Breast Fillets” with case code 22423.

When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Wayne Farms LLC at 800-241-3110.

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