Foster Farms recalls grilled chicken breast strips

Foster Farms recalls grilled chicken breast strips

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Foster Farms recalls grilled chicken breast strips

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by Associated Press and KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on May 22, 2013 at 6:22 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 22 at 6:25 AM

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Federal agriculture officials say chicken producer Foster Farms is recalling about 6,165 pounds of its ready-to-eat grilled chicken breast strips because the strips contain wheat and soy -- known allergens -- which are not listed on the labels of its packages.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Tuesday, saying the mislabeled packages were discovered when a customer complained.  Food safety inspectors and officials at Foster Farms say the problem occurred when labels for another chicken product that does not contain wheat or soy were inadvertently used.

The product is the 6-oz. tray of "FOSTER FARMS GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST STRIPS BONELESS & SKINLESS WITH RIB MEAT 97% FAT FREE," with an identifying case code of "000606."

The recalled product bears the establishment number "P-20923" inside the USDA mark of inspection and a use-by date of "JUN 22 2013" printed on each tray.

Officials say there have been no reports of adverse reactions from the sale of the mislabeled products.

The chicken breast strips being recalled were produced on April 23 and were distributed to retail establishments in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
 

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