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Breaded chicken wing recall

Press Release 

WASHINGTON -  Pilgrim's Pride, a Boaz, Ala., establishment, is recalling approximately 180,000 pounds of breaded chicken wing products because they contain an undeclared allergen, egg, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.  Egg is a known allergen, which is not declared on the label.

The products subject to recall include:

  •  20 lb. boxes of "PIERCE CHICKEN UNCOOKED HOT & SPICY BREADED CHICKEN WINGS DRUMMETTES AND WING PORTIONS" with the USDA mark of inspection, each box containing four (4) – five lb. bags.  
  • 10 lb. boxes of "SWEET GEORGIA BRAND UNCOOKED HOT & SPICY BREADED CHICKEN WINGS 1st AND 2nd SECTIONS" with the USDA mark of inspection, each box containing two (2) –five lb. bags.

Each product bears the establishment number "P-413" ink-jetted adjacent to the Julian Code date, as well as Julian Code dates of  "0001," "0007," 0029," "0044," "0056," "0058," "0063," "0075," "0098," "0109," "0119," "0135," "0188," "0215," "0230," "0244," or "0279." 

The products subject to recall were produced on various dates between January 1, 2010, and October 6, 2010, and were distributed to food service distribution centers nationwide for further distribution to restaurants. 

The problem was discovered by the company through a labeling review as part of its quality assurance program.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an allergic reaction should contact a physician.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify theircustomers (including restaurants) of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

 Consumers and distributors with questions about the recall should contact company, Consumer Relations Supervisor Cheri Schneider at (800) 321-1470.

For more information checkout, www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/.

Source: FSIS

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