WASHINGTON – The US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Feb. 1 that a Pilgrim’s Pride establishment in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, is recalling 58,020 lbs. of not-ready-to-eat (NRTE) breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber.

The problem was discovered on Jan. 30, 2019, when the company was told by Public Super Markets’  employees about a consumer complaint regarding white rubber in the products.

The recalled product includes:

  • 20-lb. boxes containing 8 clear bags of “UNCOOKED POPCORN STYLE CHICKEN BREAST CHUNK FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT” with a “USE BY 10 01 2019” date and lot codes of 9004101012, 9004101013, 9004101014, 9004101015, 9004101016, 9004101017, 9004101018, 9004101019, 9004101020, 9004101021, 9004101022, 9004101000 and 9004101001.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-7091A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The items were shipped to Public Super Markets in Florida for deli foodservice use.