Chef Boyardee Chicken And Rice Products Recalled
The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall of almost three thousand pounds of chicken and rice products because of misbranding and allergens that were undeclared on the product packages.
Here's a look at the information provided by the USDA:
Conagra Brands, Inc., a Milton, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,871 pounds of chicken and rice products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may contain milk and wheat, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.
The products are labeled as chicken and rice products but contain beef ravioli products. The products were produced and packaged on Jan. 16, 2019. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)]
- 7.5 oz. canned microwavable bowls of “Chef BOYARDEE rice with chicken & vegetables” on the label, and a package code of 210090151050045L, and ‘BEST BY’ date of Jul082020 on the bottom of the bowl.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 794” on the bottom of the bowl. These items were shipped to retail locations in Florida, Kentucky and New York.
The problem was discovered by the firm after receiving consumer complaints that bowls of microwave beef ravioli were mislabeled as “chicken with rice & vegetables.” FSIS was notified on March 8, 2019.
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.
Get more information about the recall here from the USDA.