Golden Krust Patties Recalls Beef and Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Golden Krust Patties Recalls Beef and Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

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Golden Krust Patties Recalls Beef and Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Class I Recall071-2015
Health Risk: HighApr 29, 2015
En Español
Congressional and Public Affairs
Whitney Joy
(202) 720-9113
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2015 – Golden Krust Patties, a Bronx, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 9,073,384 pounds of beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
The beef and chicken products were produced on various dates from January 24, 2014 through February 26, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [Labels]
• 8-lb. cases containing 2-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties.”
• 8-lb. cases containing 2-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Mild Beef Patties.”
• 8-lb. cases containing 2-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Chicken Patties.”
• 12-lb. cases containing 3-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties.”
• 12-lb. cases containing 3-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Mild Beef Patties.”
• 12-lb. cases containing 3-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Chicken Patties.”
• 15-lb. cases containing “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties.”
• 15-lb. cases containing “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Mild Beef Patties.”
• 15-lb. cases containing “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Chicken.”
• 15-lb. cases containing 9-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Hot Beef Patties.”
• 15-lb. cases containing 9-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Chicken Patties.”
• 15-lb. cases containing 9-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Mild Beef Patties.”
• 8.5-lb cases containing 24-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties.”
• 8.5-lb cases containing 24- count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Chicken.”
• 40-lb cases containing 10-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties.”
• 15-lb cases containing “Golden Krust Cheezee Beef Patty.”
• 15-lb cases containing “Golden Krust Jerk Chicken Patty.”
The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 18781 and P-18781” inside the USDA mark of inspection and have an expiration date between January 24, 2015 through February 26, 2016. These items produced were shipped to distributors, retailers, and consumers nationwide.
The problem was discovered during a routine label review by FSIS personnel.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse allergic reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Herma Hawthorne, Director of Compliance, at (855) 565-0561. Media with questions about the recall can contact Latalya Morrison, Marketing and Public Relations Manager, at (718) 655-7878 ext. 7148.
Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.

* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.

* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2015/recall-071-2015-release

If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.