Schnuck Markets Inc. recalls
ready-to-eat chicken breast products that may be undercooked
Class 1 Recall Health Risk: High
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[November 14, 2016]
Markets Inc., is recalling approximately 62 pounds of ready-to-eat
grilled chicken products due to undercooking, resulting in the
potential survival of bacterial pathogens in the products, the U.S.
Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
The Butter Garlic Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast items
were produced and packaged on November 8, 2016. The following
products are subject to recall:
- Ready-to-eat grilled chicken containing the label of “Butter
Garlic Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast” with a sell date of
November 13, 2016.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number
“EST. 13562” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items
were shipped to 26 Schnuck retail locations in Missouri,
Illinois, and Indiana.
Customers purchased the affected product from the Deli or Chef’s
Express service case and would contain a purchase date of
November 9 or 10 on the label.
The problem was discovered on November 10, 2016 by an internal
investigation conducted by the firm after it received a consumer
complaint regarding the purchase of undercooked chicken breast.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse health effects
due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a
health effect should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to
consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned
to the place of purchase.
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FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify
recalling firms notify theircustomers of the recall and that steps
are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to
consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be
posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Schnuck
Consumer Affairs Hotline, at (314) 994-4400. Media with questions
about the recall can contact Paul Simon, Senior Communications
Specialist, at (314) 994-4603.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS
virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or
via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and
Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in
English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages
are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer
Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at:
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