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Class II Recall Allergen Alert; Undeclared Soy in Chicken Breast Products; Recommend notification to establishments that may carry these products via phone, fax or e-mail.

From the information provided by USDA, the recalled products were distributed in the State of Indiana. The recalled products were distributed nationwide through food service establishments. Detail establishment information is not available.

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Mississippi Firm Recalls Chicken Breast Products Due To Undeclared Allergens

 

CLASS II RECALL

HEALTH RISK: LOW

FSIS-RC-026-2008


Congressional and Public Affairs
(202) 720-9113
Roger Sockman

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2008 – Tyson Foods, Inc., a Vicksburg, Miss. establishment, is recalling approximately 51,360 pounds of raw frozen chicken breast tenderloin products because they may contain an undeclared allergen, soy, the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label.

The following products are subject to recall:

·         10-pound cases of “Standard Quality Uncooked Fritters, Old Fashioned Chicken Breast Tenderloins.” Each box bears the case code of “2523-954” as well as a packaging date of “7/23/08” printed on the side of the box.

·         10-pound cases of “Sysco Uncooked, Fritters, Chicken Breast Tenderloins.” Each box bears the case code of “2523-895” as well as packaging dates of “7/24/08” or “7/29/08” printed on the side of the box.   

·         10-pound cases of “Heritage Valley Uncooked Steakhouse Chicken Breast Tenderloin Fritters.” Each box bears the case code of “2523-398” as well as a packaging date of “7/23/08”, “7/24/08,” or “8/01/08” printed on the side of the box.

·         20-pound cases of “Spare Time Uncooked Fritters, Chicken Breast Tenderloins.” Each box bears the case code of “2523-861” as well as a packaging date of “7/23/08” printed on the side of the box.

·         10-pound cases of “Tyson Uncooked Chicken Breast Tenderloin Fritters.” Each box bears the code of “2989-928” as well as a packaging date of “7/25/08” printed on the side of the box.

The chicken breast tenderloin products were produced between July 23 and August 1, 2008 and were shipped to Tyson food service distributors nationwide.

The problem was discovered by the company. FSIS has received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an allergic reaction should contact a physician.

Media with questions about the recall should contact company spokesperson Libby Lawson, VP of Media and Community Relations at (479) 290-3486 or Gary Mickelson, Director of Media Relations at (479) 290-6111. Consumers with questions about the recall should contact company Manager of Consumer Relations Willie Barber at (866) 328-3156.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.