Washington, D.C. (WGGB) — Perdue Foods is recalling approximately 1,440 pounds of chicken breast nugget products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, milk, which was not declared on the label.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) made the announcement Thursday.
Perdue Foods LLC, is located in Bridgewater,Virginia.
The products subject to recall include the following:
• Bundled packages containing 3 12-oz. tray packs of “Perdue Original Chicken Breast Nuggets.” Each package bears the establishment number “P. 369” inside the USDA mark of inspection and a “Sell By” of Dec. 16, 2012.
The products were produced on Oct. 16, 2012, and distributed to retail stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on FSIS’ website.
The problem was discovered by the company and occurred as a result of an ingredient reformulation and a labeling error. FSIS and the company have not received reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
However, anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.
If you have questions about this recall please contact Purdue Consumer Relations at 1-877-727-3447.
For any food safety questions, you can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. “Ask Karen” live chat services are available Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET.