Three companies issue recalls due to undeclared milk

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WASHINGTON – The US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced June 8 that three separate companies Dunmore, Pennsylvania-based Maid-Rite Specialty Foods LLC, Astoria, New York-based Water Lilies Food Inc. and Schwenksville, Pennsylvania-based Aldon Food Corp. are recalling products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain milk, which is not declared on the product labels. 

The problem was discovered on June 6 when the companies were notified by one of its ingredient suppliers that the bread crumbs they were using potentially contained undeclared milk.

Maid-Rite Specialty Foods is recalling 174,000 lbs. of various beef products; Water Lilies Food is recalling 4,335 lbs. of ready-to-eat breaded chicken products; and Aldon Food Corp. is recalling 18,570 lbs. of chicken salad.

The Maid-Rite raw and ready-to-eat beef items were produced between March 13, 2017 and May 26, 2017, and bear establishment number “EST. 77” or “EST. 118” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were shipped to institutional locations throughout the United States and Canada.

 The following products are subject to recall:

  • 30-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED BEEF BURGERS,” with case code 83353-52980 and lot numbers 04/04/17, 04/06/17, 04/07/17, 04/10/17, 04/18/17, 04/24/17, 04/25/17, 05/04/17, 05/08/17, 05/15/17 and 05/16/17.
  • 30-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED BEEF BURGERS,” with case code 83353-52981 and lot numbers 03/31/17 and 05/08/17.
  • 30-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED BEEF BURGERS,” with case code 83353-52982 and lot numbers 03/31/17, and 05/08/17.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED AND CHARBROILED SALISBURY STEAK,” with case code 48339-44914 and lot numbers 03/31/17 and 05/08/17.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “OUR HOMESTYLE BIG-N-BEEFY PATTIES,” with case code 70804-35001 and lot numbers 03/20/17 and 04/19/17.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “OUR HOMESTYLE BIG-N-BEEFY PATTIES,” with case code 70804-35005 03/20/17, 03/31/17, 04/19/17, 05/02/17, 05/05/17, and 05/19/17.
  • 30-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED BEEF MEATBALLS,” with case code 75156-33530with lot codes 03/13/17 and 04/28/17.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED BEEF STEAKETTE FOR SALISBURY,” with case code 75156-34914 and lot number 04/27/17.  
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED AND CHARBROILED SALISBURY STEAK,” with case code 48339-44913 and lot numbers 03/16/17, 03/28/17, 04/18/17, 05/08/17, and 05/17/17.

The Water Lilies Food Ahold Wedge spicy chicken tenders were produced on various dates from March 24, 27, and 28, 2017. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-21465A” inside the USDA mark of inspection, and were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia.

. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 10-oz. boxes of frozen “AHOLD WEDGE Spicy chicken strips fully cooked chicken breast tenders fritter with spicy seasoning.” 

The Aldon Food chicken salad products were produced from Jan. 1, 2017 through May 31, 2017. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-8429” inside the USDA mark of inspection, and were shipped to distributors in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 5-lb. plastic tub packages containing of “BLOCK & BARREL IMPERIAL” White Meat Chicken Salad with a use-by date from May 22, 2017 through June 27, 2017.
  • 5-lb. plastic tub packages containing of “MARKET SOURCE” White Meat Chicken Salad with a use-by date from May 22, 2017 through June 27, 2017.
  • 5-lb. plastic tub packages containing of “DON’S SALADS” White Meat Chicken Salad with a use-by date from May 22 2017 through June 27, 2017.
  • 5-lb. plastic tub packages containing of “HYMIE’S” White Meat Chicken Salad with a use-by date from May 22, 2017 through June 20, 2017.
  • 5-lb. plastic tub packages containing of “DON’S SALADS” Chicken Waldorf Salad Made with White Meat Chicken with a use-by date from May 22, 2017 through June 20, 2017.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of any of these products.

 

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