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Perdue Foods recalls 31,703 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken due to contamination

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Posted at 9:38 PM, May 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 09:12:52-04

Perdue Foods is recalling about 31,703 pounds of their ready-to-eat chicken products due to possible contamination from pieces of bone material, according to the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The company learned of the contamination after receiving consumer complaints along with the United States Food Safety Inspection Service.

FSIS says the chicken products were made on March 21, 2019 and have establishment number “EST. P-369” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The following items listed below are subject to the recall:

  • 11.2 oz. plastic trays containing “PERDUE Simply Smart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST TENDERS – GLUTEN FREE” with a “USE BY MAY 20 2019” and UPC bar code of 072745-001437 on the label.
  • 12 oz. plastic trays containing “PERDUE Simply Smart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST NUGGETS – WHOLE GRAIN” with a “USE BY MAY 20 2019” and UPC bar code of 072745-001642 on the label.
  • 12 oz. plastic trays containing “PERDUE Simply Smart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST STRIPS – WHOLE GRAIN” with a “USE BY MAY 20 2019” and UPC bar code of 072745-002656 on the label.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “Chef Quik Breaded Chicken Tenders Boneless Tender Shaped Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat” with Case Code 22143 on the label.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “Chef Quik Chicken Breast Strips Strip Shaped Breaded Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat” with Case Code 77265 on the label.

The FSIS urges consumers who purchased the products to not eat them. They say the chicken should be thrown in the trash or returned to the place it was purchased from.

At this time, there are no confirmed reports of adverse injuries or reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness is urged to contact a healthcare provider. For more information, click here.