Foster Farms recalls frozen chicken patties; may contain plastic

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — A recall of about 131,880 pounds of Foster Poultry Farms frozen, ready-to-eat breaded chicken patty products was announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The reason for the recall is that these items may be contaminated with plastic.

The frozen, ready-to-eat breaded chicken patties were produced on Feb. 15, 2017. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 5-pound bags containing 20 pieces of “FOSTER FARMS Chicken Patties BREADED CHICKEN BREAST PATTIES WITH RIB MEAT” with Best By date of 02/15/18.

The products subject to recall have the establishment number “P-33901” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distribution centers in Alaska, Arizona, California, Utah and Washington.

According to the announcement, “The problem was discovered when the firm received three consumer complaints on March 22, April 3, and April 15, 2017, reporting foreign materials in the chicken patty products. The foreign materials were pieces of clear, soft plastic that originated from the establishment’s packaging materials.”

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, the announcement states. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them and should throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Consumer Affairs at 800-338-8051.


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