Undercooked chicken recall expanded

Posted at 11:21 PM, Dec 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-09 23:36:27-05

National Steak and Poultry originally recalled various chicken products due to possible undercooking.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) became aware that these recalled chicken products were used as an ingredient in other FSIS-regulated products. This occurred prior to National Steak and Poultry identifying that the chicken products may have been undercooked.

The Agency is concerned with the safety of any secondary products that used the recalled chicken products. For safety reasons, consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them.

Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc., Aryzta LLC, Nation Pizza Products Limited and Southwest Products LLC all used or incorporated the recalled chicken products produced by National Steak and Poultry as an ingredient in their own products. These establishments were not aware that the recalled poultry may have been undercooked at the time that the recalled poultry was further processed into products for sale to consumers by them.

A current list of brands and associated products subject to this Public Health Alert can be found below, and a complete list of products and information can be found here.

  • Ajinomoto brand “Yakitori Chicken with Japanese-Style Fried Rice”
  • Archer Farms brand pizza products containing chicken
  • Ferratto’s brand chicken pizza product
  • Best Choice brand chicken pizza product
  • Nuevo Grille brand chicken quesadilla product
  • Schwan’s brand chicken quesadilla product

The products subject to this Public Health Alert bear establishment numbers “P-18356”, “P-2539B”, “P-1682A”, and “P-17417” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to warehouses, distributors, and retail locations Nationwide.

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

These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.