Perfect Fit Meals Recalls Poultry Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen
Class I Recall029-2016
Health Risk: HighApr 14, 2016
Congressional and Public Affairs
Katherine Scheidt (202) 720-9113
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 – Perfect Fit Meals, LLC, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 10,455 pounds of poultry entrees due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products are mislabeled and one of the products, the Turkey Enchilada, may contain milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the mislabeled product label.
The Turkey Enchilada items were produced on March 28, 2016. The Lemon Pepper Chicken items were produced on March 25, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)]
• 10.4-oz. sealed tray packages with a label that says “Perfect Fit Meals Texas Chicken Ranch Casserole” with a use-by date of 4/24/2016, but may contain “Perfect Fit Meals Lemon Pepper Chicken.”
• 11-oz sealed tray packages with a label that says “Perfect Fit Meals Chipotle Chicken Sausage” with a use-by date of 5/2/2016, but may contain “Perfect Fit Meals Turkey Enchilada.”
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-827” inside the USDA mark of inspection on the sealed tray packages. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered after the firm was notified by a retailer that the products were incorrectly labeled.
Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
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 Mona Powell, Quality Assurance, at (281) 953-3200. Media with questions about the recall can contact Brad Wilson, CEO, at (713) 579-5686.
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/2016/recall-029-2016-release