Arizona Company Recalls 17,700 Pounds of Chicken Breast Fritters

Prime Poultry Chicken Breast Fritters recall
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January 27, 2015

Primecut Meats of Phoenix, Arizona is recalling approximately 17,700 pounds of chicken breast fritters due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The recalled products contain eggs, a known allergen, which are not declared on the product label.

The 4 lb. boxes of 'Prime Poultry Chicken Breast Fritters' affected by this recall were produced on various dates prior to January 23, 2015, and bear the establishment number 'P-27220' inside the USDA mark of inspection. The items produced were shipped to retail locations in Arizona and Colorado.

The problem was discovered during routine in-plant verification activities conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain 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 additional questions about this recall can contact Chad Poppen at (602) 455-8834.

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