WASHINGTON – After a customer notified Attleboro, Mass.-based Willow Tree Poultry Farm Inc. that a container of its “Classic” chicken salad contained walnuts and cranberries, allergens that were not declared on the label, the company issued a recall on Sept. 16. According to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, approximately 6,890 lbs of the company’s ready-to-eat chicken salad, which was produced on Sept. 2, 2020, and packed in 15-oz containers labeled as Willow Tree Premium White Meat Chicken Salad Classic was recalled.
The suspected products include a sell-by date of Sept. 30, 2020, and a time stamp on the cellophane lid from 13:00:00 to 17:00:00. The products also include the establishment number “EST. P-8827 inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to retail outlets in Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, Vermont and Rhode Island.
No reports of illnesses or adverse reactions have been confirmed related to consumption of the products.