Big Easy Foods Chicken Recall [US]

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US/Washington: Big Easy Foods Louisiana Cuisine recalls approximately 93,006 pounds of Raw and Cooked Stuffed Chicken Product due to misbranding and undeclared wheat gluten, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. USDA:

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The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Chicken Products are subject to this recall:

  • 3 pound chipboard cartons of Big Easy Foods of LA “Boneless Stuffed Chicken with Pork Sausage and Potato Stuffing” with sell by dates of June 9, 2015 through June 8, 2017.
  • 3 pound chipboard cartons of Big Easy Foods of LA “Fully Cooked Boneless Stuffed Chicken with Pork Sausage and Potato Stuffing” with sell by dates of July 21, 2013 through April 11, 2015.

According to the USDA, the recalled Chicken Products were produced on various dates from June 9, 2013, through June 9, 2015. The products bear the establishment number “13251” inside the USDA mark of inspection and have the sell-by date printed on the product label. The products were shipped to retail outlets in Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, New Jersey, Arizona, Florida, and Tennessee.

The problem was discovered on June 8, 2015 when US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) personnel observed the chicken stuffing in this product was formulated with an ingredient that contained wheat gluten.

==> For information about Wheat Allergy or Gluten Intolerance, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Chicken Products and could be allergic to their wheat gluten ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Mitzie Midkiff at Big Easy Foods Louisiana Cuisine Customer Service at 1-337-477-9296, extension 1133.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared wheat gluten hazard, please search for “gluten” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


Additional information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-089-2015
Recalls Direct RIN: 5438-2015
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