Foster Poultry Farms recalls 131,880 lbs. of chicken patties

by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
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WASHINGTON – The US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced April 27 that Foster Poultry Farms, Farmerville, Louisiana, is recalling approximately 131,880 lbs. of ready-to-eat chicken patty products due to possible contamination with foreign materials, specifically plastic.

The following frozen, ready-to-eat chicken products were produced on February 15, 2017 and are subject to recall:

  • 5-lb. bags containing 20 pieces of “FOSTER FARMS Chicken Patties BREADED CHICKEN BREAST PATTIES WITH RIB MEAT” with Best By date of 02/15/18.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-33901” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distribution centers in Alaska, Arizona, California, Utah and Washington.

The firm received three consumer complaints of foreign materials in the product on March 22, April 3, and April 15, 2017. Specifically, the foreign materials were pieces of clear, soft plastic that originated from the establishment’s packaging.

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.   

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