Perdue Foods recalls chicken products
Small amount products are recalled because of misbranding and undeclared allergen
Perdue Foods is recalling approximately 530 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains eggs, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.
The ready-to-cook chicken breast tenderloin fritters were inadvertently labeled with the Homestyle Chicken Tender Fritter label. The chicken breast tenderloin fritters contain egg whites and the Homestyle Chicken Tender Fritters do not. The ready-to-cook chicken tenderloin fritter items were produced at the Perdue facility in Monterey, Tennessee, on December 6, 2017.
The following products are subject to recall: 10-lb. boxes containing two 5 lb. plastic bags with the box labeled “CHEF REDI HOMESTYLE CHICKEN TENDER FRITTER, RTC – LARGE” with the case code of 7374.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-11507” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to food service locations in Florida, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
The problem was discovered by Perdue workers while performing routine label verification activities.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions 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.