Taylor Farms Florida Inc. Recalls Salads Containing Chicken Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Taylor Farms Florida Inc. Recalls Salads Containing Chicken Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

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Taylor Farms Florida Inc. Recalls Salads Containing Chicken Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Class I Recall044-2016
Health Risk: HighMay 26, 2016
Congressional and Public Affairs
Gabrielle N. Johnston
(202) 720-9113
WASHINGTON, May 26, 2016 – Taylor Farms Florida, Inc., an Orlando, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 151 pounds of a chicken salad product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product may contain wheat and sesame ingredients, known allergens that are not declared on the mislabeled product label.
The ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken salad item was produced on May 23, 2016. The following product is subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
• 11-oz. (312-g) of individually packaged “Wawa thai style chicken mango salad with thai peanut flavored dressing” with a sell by date of 05/28/2016.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “Est. P-44818” inside the USDA mark of inspection. This item was shipped to Wawa convenience stores in Florida.
The problem was discovered on May 25, 2016, when the establishment notified FSIS personnel of the mislabeling issue affecting the salads. The salads have the correct label on the top of the package, but an incorrect back label saying “Wawa superfood salad.” Taylor Farms Florida, Inc. received notice from their customer. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased this product are urged not to consume them. This product 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.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Leonard Batti (407)-235-1800.
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-044-2016-release