USA -Undercooked ready-to-eat chicken used in several other products

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Ready-to-eat chicken from National Steak and Poultry that was recalled for undercooking is being used in products produced by other companies, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) disclosed late Friday.

In a statement, FSIS said it does not have confidence in the safety of any subsequently produced products that have used or incorporated the chicken products that were recalled by National Steak and Poultry on Nov. 23, with an expanded recall occurring on Dec. 4.

It is now believed the recalled undercooked chicken may be found in these products:

  • Ajinomoto brand “Yakitori Chicken with Japanese-Style Fried Rice”
  • Archer Farms brand pizza products containing chicken
  • Ferratto’s brand chicken pizza
  • Best Choice brand chicken pizza
  • Nuevo Grille brand chicken quesadillas
  • Schwan’s brand chicken quesadillas

FSIS has issued a public health alert involving these establishment numbers:  P-18356, P-2539B, P-1682A and P-17417all found  inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to warehouses, distributors and retail locations nationwide.

A complete list of these products can be viewed here.  And product labels can be viewed here.


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