Expanded recall of frozen chicken sold in supermarkets and restaurants

Health authorities expanded the amount of frozen chicken that is being removed from the market. The frozen chicken that is being recalled...

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  • Health authorities expanded the amount of frozen chicken that is being removed from the market.
  • The frozen chicken that is being recalled was sold in several supermarkets and restaurants in the United States.
  • Officials warn the public that they should not consume the product.

If you have already purchased the recalled product, you should dispose of it. Health authorities in the United States expanded the amount of ready-to-eat frozen chicken that is being withdrawn from the market because it could be half raw, according to Boston 25 News on Saturday May 7.

The Food Safety and Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture expanded it’s recall on Saturday.  They are pulling more than 15 tons of ready-to-eat chicken breast fillets from Wayne Farms that could be undercooked, to include another 554,745 pounds of the product.

Expanded frozen chicken recall

Increase recall

The previous recall only included 30,285 pounds of potentially undercooked frozen chicken. According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service, the products affected by the expanded recall were produced between February 9 and April 30 and include the following items: 9-pound boxes containing eight six-ounce packages of “All Natural Fire Grilled Chicken Breast” with expiration dates from May 10, 2022 through April 29, 2023, 9-pound boxes containing 12 four-ounce packages of “All Natural Fire Grilled Chicken Breast” with expiration dates from May 10, 2022 to April 29, 2023.

In addition, 6-pound boxes containing 24 individual four-ounce packages of “All Natural Fire Grilled Chicken Breast” with an expiration date of March 5, 2023 and plastic packages are also within the recall order. 16-ounce resealable containers containing “Chef’s Craft Chicken Breast Fillet” with establishment number P-20214 and a best by date of March 23, 2023.

Where was the product sold?

Where was the product sold?

According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service, the products subject to the mass recall bear the establishment number “EST. 20214″ on the box and packaging. The affected items were shipped to dealers across the country and subsequently distributed to restaurants and other outlets.

The retail locations where the recalled frozen chicken was sold are in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, said a release, that also mentioned a customer complaint was what led to the investigation and subsequent product recall.

Has anyone gotten sick from consuming these products?

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Despite the recall, no adverse consumer reactions related to the products have been reported to date. However, the health agency is concerned that some of these foods may be in the freezers or refrigerators of consumers or restaurants, so it advises against consuming them.

In the meantime, authorities urged restaurants not to serve these products and to discard all affected items or return them to the place of purchase. If you have any questions about this recall, you can contact Wayne Farms at 678-316-4237 or email the company.

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