Tyson recalls chicken product on allergen concerns
April 3, 2013
by Meat&Poultry Staff
WASHINGTON – Tyson Foods, Inc. recalled approximately 127,000 lbs. of uncooked Breaded Chicken Tenderloins and uncooked Chicken Tenderloin Fritters because the products contain soy, a known allergen, which was not declared on the label, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The company discovered the problem which occurred as a result of a label change following reformulation of the product. A marinade ingredient that included an incorrect sub-ingredient (concentrated soy protein) was not declared on the label, FSIS said. Tyson Foods and FSIS have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
The products subject to recall include:
• 20-lb. packages of "SPARE TIME Uncooked Chicken Tenderloin Fritters" bearing the establishment number "P-5839" inside the USDA mark of inspection and a case code of "7083861."
• 10-lb. packages of "Tyson UNCOOKED, BREADED CHICKEN TENDERLOINS" bearing the establishment number "P-5839" inside the USDA mark of inspection and a case code of "7083928."
The products were produced between March 1 and March 27 at the company’s Russellville, Ark. facility and shipped to food service companies nationwide for further distribution to restaurants and institutions. The cartons bear a package code of:
"0603TYLxxxx", "0663TYLxxxx", "0733TYLxxxx", "0773TYLxxxx", "0813TYLxxxx", or "0863TYLxxxx" under the product code. The xxxx represents a time stamp.