NEWS | June 12, 2017

Various food items recalled by U.S. Department of Agriculture

By U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced several recalls of certain food products. The FSIS is the public health regulatory agency responsible for ensuring that United States’ commercial supply of meat, poultry and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.

In each recall, the products contains milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

Conagra Brands, Inc., is recalling approximately 700,125 pounds of spaghetti and meatball products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the FSIS announced.

The spaghetti and meatball products were produced on Jan. 5 and Jan. 12. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 131,718 pounds of 14.75-ounce cans with “Libby’s Spaghetti and Meatballs Made With Pork, Chicken And Beef In Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.

  • 71,614 pounds of 14.75-oz. cans with “Del Pino’s Spaghetti & Meatballs Made With Pork, Chicken And Beef In Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.

  • 38,330 pounds of 14.75-oz. cans with  “Hy-Top Spaghetti and Meatballs Made with Pork, Chicken and Beef in Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.

  • 22,064 pounds of 14.75-oz. cans with “Food Hold Spaghetti & Meatballs Made With Pork, Chicken And Beef In Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.

  • 21,975 pounds of 14.75-oz. cans with “Essential Everyday Spaghetti with Meatballs Made With Pork, Chicken and Beef in Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.

  • 414,424 pounds of 14.75-oz. cans with “Chef Boyardee Mini Pasta Shells & Meatballs, Pasta and Meatballs made with Pork, Chicken and Beef in Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100700500 and Use By Date 12/26/18.

    The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 794M” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped nationwide to warehouses for distribution and retail locations.

    Advance Pierre Foods, Inc., from Portland, Maine, is recalling approximately 54,699 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

    The chicken tenders with sea salt and ground pepper and premium entrée Traditional Sage raw breaded dark meat chicken items were produced on various dates from Feb. 14 to May 24. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 10-pound packages of “Chicken Tenders Sea Salt and Ground Pepper” with lot codes 0971114002 and 0971441101.

  • 12-pound packages containing 4, 3-lb. bags of “Chicken Tenders Sea Salt and Ground Pepper” with lot codes 0970451101, 097801101 and 0971111101. 

  • 9-pound packages containing 36 pieces of “Premium Entrée Traditional Sage Raw Breaded Dark Meat Chicken with Homestyle Stuffing” with codes number 0971401101. 

    The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-276” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to food service locations in California, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

    The problem was discovered June 6 when they company received notification from an ingredient supplier that the bread crumbs the company received and used in the recalled products potentially contained undeclared milk.

    Gourmet Boutique LLC, with establishments in Jamaica, N.Y. and Phoenix, Ariz., is recalling approximately 294,744 pounds of ready-to-eat, or RTE, chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the FSIS announced.

    The RTE breaded chicken products were produced on various dates from Feb. 3 to June 2. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 3.125-pound frozen packages of “Breaded Chicken Cutlet” with lot codes J34 through J150 (for Est. number P-18799) and J53 through J153 (for Est. number P-32107).

  • 3.125-pound frozen packages of “All Natural Breaded Chicken Cutlet” with lot code J34 through J150 (for Est. number P-18799). 

  • 5-pound frozen packages of “Diced Breaded Chicken Cutlet” with lot code J34 through J150 (for Est. number P-18799).

    The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-18799 or P-32107” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutional locations nationwide.

    The problems were discovered June 6, when the company received notification from an ingredient supplier that the bread crumbs the company received and used in the recalled products potentially contained undeclared milk.

    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.

    For more information, call (347) 887-0128.