Tyson recalls more than 80000 cases of chicken products

Cheryl Sanders
June 10, 2017

According to Tyson Foods website the company has not received any reports of illness with these products.

Gourmet Boutique LLC, with establishments in Jamaica, N.Y. and Phoenix, Ariz., is recalling approximately 294,744 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

Tyson has recalled almost 2.5 million pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken due to undeclared allergens.

Pork King Sausage, out of New York City, is recalling 44,035 pounds of raw sausage link products for the same reason. The recalled chicken strips were produced on March 24, 27 and 28.

The USDA classified the recall as a "health hazard situation" and said consuming the product could cause "serious, adverse health consequences".

The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product's label.

5-lb. plastic tub packages containing of "BLOCK & BARREL IMPERIAL" White Meat Chicken Salad with a use-by date from May 22, 2017 through June 27, 2017. "British Style Bangers" with lot code 03143.

Tyson was notified of the issue on June 6, 2017 after an ingredient supplier found that the bread crumbs may have contained milk. "77" or "EST. 118" inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were sold in cases weighing 20 pounds or more and were purchased primarily by schools and other institutions.

Anyone with concerns, however, is recommended to contact a health care provider.

Consumers who have purchased the products and are allergic to milk should throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.

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