Wayne Farms Frozen Fully Cooked Chicken Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Wayne Farms Frozen Fully Cooked Chicken Recall [US]Wayne Farms, LLC, a Decatur, Alabama establishment, recalls 438,960 pounds of Frozen, Fully Cooked Chicken products due to suspected metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

USDA: http://ht.ly/ycbC30lLnUK

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2018/recall-076-2018-release

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

  • Wayne Farms branded Frozen, Fully Cooked Chicken products, sold in bulk quantities to restaurants, food service establishments, institutions and other large quantity users. Further, the USDA has not ruled out the recalled Chicken products may have been sold onto retailers then further onto retail customers.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Chicken products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-20214″ inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors, restaurants and further processing locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered after the firm received a customer complaint on July 27, 2018. The firm investigated to determine the nature of the foreign material complaint and notified FSIS of the findings on September 4, 2018.

In general, if plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Chicken products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the distributor, outlet or retail store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Chicken products, please search for “chicken” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Mr. Alan Sterling of Wayne Farms LLC, at 1-678-450-3092. Central Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Metal Fragment contamination please search for “metal” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Wayne Farms, please search for “Wayne Farms” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-076-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10611-2018
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