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on January 24, 2017

FSIS announces Hans Kissle recall

The company's ready-to-eat chicken products are being recalled due to potential processing deviation

Hans Kissle Company, LLC., of Haverhill, Mass., is recalling approximately 6,348 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products due to a potential process defect, resulting in the potential survival of bacterial pathogens in the products, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Jan. 20.

The microwavable ready-to-eat chicken bowl items were produced on various dates from Dec. 1, 2016, through Jan. 16, 2017.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 16-oz. (1-lb.) lidded bowls containing Roche brand “R Kitchen Sweet & Sour Chicken.”
  • 16-oz. (1-lb.) lidded bowls containing Roche brand “R Kitchen General Tso’s Chicken.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-7573” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a single grocery store chain (Roche) in the Boston, Mass. area.

The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during routine in-plant verification activities.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness or injury due to consumption of these products. 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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