Arkansas Firm Recalls Boneless Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Tyson Foods, Inc., a Pine Bluff, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 67,269 pounds of packages labeled as Honey BBQ Flavored Boneless Chicken Wyngz because of misbranding and undeclared allergens. Buffalo Style Boneless Chicken Wyngz were packaged in bags meant for Honey BBQ Flavored Boneless Chicken Wyngz and contain the allergens milk, soy and egg, which are not declared on the Honey BBQ Flavored Boneless Chicken Wyngz label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The following product is subject to recall: [View Label]

  • 25.5 oz. (1.59 lb.) bags of “Tyson any’tizers Boneless Chicken Wyngz Honey BBQ Flavored.” Each bag bears the USDA mark of inspection. The establishment number “P13456″ and the use by date “Aug 072013″ or “Aug 082013″ are inkjetted on the back of the bags.
  • 12.75 lb. shipping cases of “Fully Cooked Boneless Chicken Wyngz Buffalo Style.” Each case bears the USDA mark of inspection. The establishment number “P13456″ and the use by date “Aug 07 2013″ or “Aug 08 2013″ are inkjetted on the cases. Identifying case codes “2202PBF0208:xx” through “2202PBF0223:xx” or “2212PBF0200:xx” through “2212PBF0223:xx,” where the last four digits represent hours and minutes (“xx”) in military time, also can be found inkjetted on cases subject to recall.

The products were produced on Aug. 7 and Aug. 8, 2012, and were distributed to retail stores nationwide. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on FSIS’ website at www.fsis.usda.gov/FSIS_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp.

Tyson Foods was alerted to the problem through consumer complaints. FSIS and the company have not received reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.
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.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Tyson Foods’ Consumer Relations at (866) 328-3156. Media with questions about the recall should contact Mr. Worth Sparkman at (479) 290-6358.

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