WASHINGTON – The US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall of 6,348 lbs. of ready-to-eat chicken products from Haverhill, Massachusetts-based Hans Kissle Company, LLC. During routine in-plant verification activities, FSIS personnel discovered a potential process defect that could result in the potential survival of bacterial pathogens. There have been no reports of illness from the consumption of these products.

The microwavable ready-to-eat chicken bowl items were produced on various dates from Dec. 1, 2016 through Jan. 16, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 16-oz. (1-lb.) lidded bowls containing Roche brand “R Kitchen Sweet & Sour Chicken.”
  • 16-oz. (1-lb.) lidded bowls containing Roche brand “R Kitchen General Tso’s Chicken.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-7573” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a single grocery store chain – Roche Bros. in the Boston area.