Recall issued on Perdue frozen chicken product
Published 5:23 pm Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Perdue Foods, LLC, a Perry, Ga. establishment, recalled approximately 495 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat chicken products on September 17 due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
The product contains wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
The frozen ready-to-eat chicken products are labeled as gluten free chicken breast tenders but contain chicken nugget products. The items were produced on August 30, 2019.
The product subject to recall is packaged in 22-oz. resealable plastic bags containing “Simply Smart Organics CHICKEN BREAST TENDERS GLUTEN FREE” with “Best By: 08 29 20,” UPC Bar Code: 0-72745-80489-2, and time stamps of 00:30 to 01:00 (inclusive).
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-33944” on the package label.
These items were shipped to distributors and retail locations in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
The problem was discovered when the company notified FSIS that they received two consumer complaints regarding the mislabeled product.
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.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. 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.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Perdue Consumer Care at 866-866-3703.