Recall: Western Beef, ShopRite and Price Rite Canned Chicken Products
On 2018-07-08, the USDA announced that Aunt Kitty's Foods is conducting a recall on Canned Chicken Products due to a possible incorrect processing procedure. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Western Beef and ShopRite and Price Rite during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 3 food recalls due to potential incorrect processing procedure, including beef pastrami products, beef products and more. Additionally, there have been 79 food recalls due to other health hazards as well as 28 drug and medical device recalls.
Company Contact Information:
Name: Aunt Kitty's Foods
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Canned Chicken Products
Brand Name(s): Western Beef, ShopRite and Price Rite
Reason for Recall: Incorrect Processing Procedure
Official Recall Date: 2018-06-26
Note: Although this recall announcement is dated 06/26/2018, it was not published by the FDA until 07/08/2018.
Additional information provided by the USDA.gov:
Aunt Kitty's Foods Inc. Recalls Canned Chicken Products Due to Possible Processing Deviation
Class I Recall 056-2018
Health Risk: High Jun 26, 2018
Congressional and Public Affairs
Benjamin A. Bell
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 - Aunt Kitty's Foods, Inc., a Vineland, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 10,805 pounds of canned chicken gravy products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to underprocessing of products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The canned chicken gravy was produced on April 4, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:
The products subject to recall bear establishment number "P-864" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in New Jersey and New York.
The problem was discovered on June 19, 2018 during the establishment's labeling process, which detected multiple bulging cans of chicken gravy. FSIS was notified on June 21, 2018.
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.
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.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Craig Adams, Vice President of Quality Assurance, Aunt Kitty's Foods, Inc. (717) 634-3198.
More information may be available at USDA.gov
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