Chicken Plucked From Shelves Amid Under Cooking Concerns
An Oklahoma food manufacturer is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken which may have been under cooked when it ship from the company's plant.
National Steak and Poultry of Owasso, Oklahoma, is recalling their ready-to-eat chicken products due to possible bacterial contamination caused by under cooking. The recall is an expansion of a previous 17,000 pound recall and affects products containing the establishment number "P-6010T" inside the USDA inspection mark. The products were produced between August 20th and November 30th of this year and were shipped to food service locations nationwide as well as being sold directly to retail customers at the plant's monthly dock sales.
The original recall happened on November 23rd and affected 17, 439 pounds of various ready-to-eat products from the company. Those products were packaged on October 4th and 5th. The products affected are 5 lb. bags labeled “Distributed by National Steak and Poultry, Owasso, OK Fully Cooked, Diced, Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast Meat with Rib Meat” with Lot code 100416, and Case Code: 70020" and 5 lb. cases labeled “Hormel Natural Choice 100% Natural No Preservatives Fully Cooked Roasted Chicken Breast Strips with Rib Meat Natural Smoke Flavor Added” with Lot code 100416, and Case code 702113". Cases for both products bare the establishment number on the cases.
No cases of adverse health affects have been reported that can be attributed to the consumption of the products. If you are concerned about possible health effects, the company urges you to contact your health care 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.
For more information you can go to USDA's website.