WASHINGTON – The US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that San Diego-based Tarantino Wholesale Foods Distributor is recalling approximately 1,115 lbs of ready-to-eat chicken breast products. The recall stems from the products being undercooked which could result in the potential for bacterial pathogens in the products.

The problem was discovered when the firm received a customer complaint that the ready-to-eat chicken product appeared to be undercooked.

The ready-to-eat grilled chicken breast items were produced on October 23, 2020. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 10-lb cases of “MARY’S FULLY COOKED CHICKEN BREAST” with lot code 20297 and use by date 10/23/21.

The product subject to recall bears establishment number “P-8119” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institution locations in California and were sold directly to retail consumers.           

There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.