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Class II Recall;  Foreign Material found in Frozen Stuffed Chicken 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 by Market Day® in the Midwest and Eastern United States and by Barber Foods to institutional food service establishments and as samples nationwide.  Please notify this office at 317-233-7360 if any recalled product is found.
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Maine Firm Recalls Frozen, Stuffed Chicken Products That May Contain Foreign Materials

CLASS II RECALL
HEALTH RISK: LOW

FSIS-RC-002-2009

Congressional and Public Affairs
(202) 720-9113
Peggy Riek

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2009 - Barber Foods Company, a Portland, Maine, establishment, is recalling approximately 6,050 pounds of frozen, stuffed chicken carving roast products that may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

The following products are subject to recall:

• 2.5-pound packages of "Market Day® Stuffed Chicken Breast Roast with Rib Meat, with Cranberry and Sage Stuffing." Each product bears the establishment number "P-276" inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as the product code "1037, CAT. C" which is located on all sides of the box. The date code "31881" is located at the top of the ingredient statement on the box.

• 10-pound cases of "BARBER FOODS DISTINCTIONS Barber Carver with Cranberry and Sage Stuffing." Each product bears the establishment number "P-276" inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as the product code "031484" which is located on the label on the side of the case. The date code "31881" or "31882" is located on the top of the case.

The products were produced on Nov. 13, 2008, and were distributed by Market Day® in the Midwest and Eastern United States and by Barber Foods to institutional food service establishments and as samples nationwide.

The problem was discovered after receiving a consumer complaint about finding pieces of plastic in the product. FSIS has not received any consumer complaints or reports of injury at this time. Anyone concerned about an injury from consumption of the products should contact a physician.

Media with questions about the Market Day® products should contact Margie Roman at (800) 344-7689. Consumers with questions about the Market Day® products should call 877-632-7753. Media with questions about the recall should contact Barber Foods Company Chief Financial Officer Vicki Mann at (207) 482-5500. Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Barber Foods Company Customer Service Supervisor at Randi Perry at (800) 577-2595.

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.