WASHINGTON – Productos La Aguadillana in Puerto Rico is recalling approximately 35,870 lbs. of breaded chicken patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, according to the US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The problem was discovered on March 11 after the firm received a complaint from a school that received the product. These items were shipped to institutions in Puerto Rico. While the product was distributed to schools, it resulted from a commercial sale and was not part of food provided by USDA for the National School Lunch Program.
The breaded chicken patty items were produced on February 27, 2019 and March 1, 2019. The following products are subject to recall:
- 10-lb. boxes containing 47 portions of “Productos La Aguadillana, Inc. Breaded Chicken Patty,” with a case code of TCE03060A, a packaging date of 03/01/2019, and an expiration date of 02/29/2020 represented on the label.
- 10-lb. boxes containing 47 portions of “Productos La Aguadillana, Inc. Breaded Chicken Patty,” with a case code of TCE03058A, a packaging date of 02/27/2019, and an expiration date of 02/27/2020 represented on the label.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-7360” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in school freezers. School programs that have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.