Customer complaint prompts USDA recall of 15 tons of ready-to-eat chicken fillets

Wayne Farms LLC of Decatur, AL, is recalling 30,285 pounds of a ready-to-eat chicken breast fillet product that may be undercooked, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

“The problem was discovered when the firm received a customer complaint that the RTE chicken product appeared to be undercooked,” according to the recall notice.

“FSIS is concerned that some products may be in distributors’ or restaurant freezers or refrigerators. Restaurants are urged not to serve these products. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.”

The ready-to-eat chicken breast fillet products were produced on March 1 and 21. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 9-lb. cases containing 8 packages of 6-oz “ALL NATURAL FIRE GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST” with “use by” date 5/30/22
  • 9-lb. cases containing 12 packages of 4-ozALL NATURAL FIRE GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST” with “use by” date 6/19/22

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 20214” on the case. 

These items were shipped to a distributor in Illinois and further distributed to restaurants.

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

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