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BREAKING NEWS: 31,000lbs Of Cooked Chicken Products Recalled

Perdue Foods has recalled over 31,000 pounds of Simply Smart Organics and Chef Quik cooked chicken products due to possible contamination, in an announcement made by the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The recall is due to reports of extraneous materials, specifically bone fragments, found in the meat. Customer complaints to Purdue after finding bone pieces in these cooked chicken products has prompted their immediate recall.

FSIS has detailed exactly how to identify important information on the packaging labels. Click HERE to see all of the product labels for the affected cooked chicken products listed below. The products listed in this recall were produced on March 21, 2019:

  • 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.

There have been no cases of injuries or sickness reported as a result of these bone fragments found in the cooked chicken products. At this time, consumers who have purchased these affected cooked chicken products are asked to return the product to the original place of purchase or to throw them away entirely. FSIS encourages consumers to check freezers for any of these cooked chicken products.

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has included important contact information in this announcement: “Media with questions about the recall can contact Bill See, Senior Manager of Corporate Communications, Perdue Foods, LLC., at (410) 341-2533. Consumers should call the Perdue Consumer Care line at (866) 866-3703.”

FSIS also has a consumer hotline, AskKaren.gov, where a virtual representative is available around the clock to address any questions related to food contamination.

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