West Liberty Foods recalls chicken supplied to Subway
Grilled chicken breast product supplied to Subway restaurants in five states after pieces of plastic were reportedly found in product
West Liberty Foods is recalling approximately 34,075 pounds of grilled chicken breast products it supplied to Subway restaurants. The recall was made because the products may be contaminated with pieces of plastic, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on April 23.
The grilled chicken patties subject to the recall were produced on February 4, 2015. The products subject to recall is described as: 25-lb. cardboard boxes containing 5-5lb plastic bags of “SUBWAY FULLY COOKED GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST PATTY WITH RIB MEAT”
The products subject
to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 34349 or P-34349” inside the USDA
mark of inspection. These items produced had been shipped to Subway restaurants
located in the states of Illinois, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Nebraska and Texas. West
Liberty Foods has already contacted the restaurants that have been impacted in
The problem was discovered after West Liberty Foods received complaints from consumers who had found small pieces of white plastic in the chicken product.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.West Liberty Foods is a leading U.S. turkey company that also specializes in slicing and co-packing cooked red meat and poultry products. It is headquartered in Tremonton, Utah.