Recall Notice: Willow Tree Poultry Farm Recalls Chicken Salad Products Due To Misbranding And Undeclared Allergens

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Willow Tree Poultry Farm Recalls Chicken Salad Products Due To Misbranding And Undeclared Allergens

Class I Recall 080-2017

Health Risk: High Jul 1, 2017

 

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Congressional and Public Affairs
Julie Schwartz
(202) 720-9113
[email protected]

 

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2017 – Willow Tree Poultry Farm, an Attleboro, Mass., establishment, is recalling approximately 440 pounds of tuna salad products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains tuna, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label and the packing was mislabeled as chicken salad product.

The buffalo style chicken products were produced on June 27, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 12.5 oz. individual plastic containers of “buffalo style chicken salad.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-8827” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Whole Foods Market locations in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

The problem was discovered by Whole Foods Market employees whilst unpacking the product.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. 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 Alex Cekala, General Manager, at (508) 951-8351. Media with questions about the recall can contact Walter Cekala, President, at (508) 944-0529.

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 10 a.m. to 6 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: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

* We believe that none of the product 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:  https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2017/recall-080-2017-release