Calperf Recalls Chicken Product Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen (Milk)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2015 – Calperf operating under Creative Foods, a Santa Clara, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 216 pounds of chicken product 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 yogurt derived from milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. While yogurt is declared on the front label, the product is missing an ingredient list identifying milk as a sub-ingredient.
The marinated skinless chicken item was produced on September 16, 2015. The following product is subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
- 2-lb. sealed trays of “Green Meadows PREMIUM MEAT CUTS Marinated Skinless Chicken Bone-In Cubed Chicken in 23% Yogurt-Curry Marinade” with a use-by date/Case code date of September 30, 2015.
The product subject to recall bears the establishment number “P-6052” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The item was shipped to retailers in the San Francisco, California Bay Area.
The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during routine verification tasks.
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 theircustomers 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 Saswata Bhattacharya, Director, at (925) 506-8286.
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.
Gabrielle N. Johnston