Company recalls nearly 2M pounds of ready-to-eat chicken

Sample label of one of the recalled ready-to-eat chicken products. (USDA FSIS)
Sample label of one of the recalled ready-to-eat chicken products. (USDA FSIS)

National Steak and Poultry based in Oklahoma is recalling almost 2 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products because it may be undercooked. This is an expansion of a November 23, 2016 recall for 17,439 pounds of product.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said that the undercooked chicken may result in the survival of bacterial pathogens in the products.

The recall includes a variety of ready-to-eat chicken products that were produced on various dates from August 20, 2016 through November 30, 2016.

The cases containing the products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-6010T” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to food service locations nationwide and were sold directly to retail consumers.

Click here for a complete list of recalled products.

The list includes items branded as National Steak and Poultry, Hormel, Mr. Hero, Shaker Valley Foods, Magnifoods, Blaze Pizza, and Orion Food Systems.

The USDA notice says that there have been no confirmed reports of adverse health effects or illnesses due to consumption of any of the recalled products. Anyone concerned about a health effect should contact a healthcare provider.

If you have purchased any products on the list, you are urged not to eat them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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