FSIS: Brownies in some chicken nugget meals may contain Salmonella

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April 20, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — A public health alert has been issued to warn consumers that the brownie mix dessert in the breaded chicken nugget meal trays by Conagra Brands may be contaminated with Salmonella.

This alert from the U.S. Department of  Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) applies to the 7.4 oz. vacuum-packed trays containing “BANQUET Chicken Nuggets with Mac & Cheese” with Code 3100080921 and a “BEST IF USED BY” date of July 20, 2018.

The products bear FSIS establishment number “P-9” printed on the side of the box. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

“The problem was discovered when Conagra Brands, Inc. received notification from a supplier that an ingredient used in the brownie mix may be contaminated with Salmonella,” the alert states.

It adds, “There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.”

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