USDA’s FSIS: Taylor Farms Florida, Inc. recalls 151 pounds of chicken salad

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taylor Farms Florida, Inc., an Orlando, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 151 pounds of a chicken salad product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product may contain wheat and sesame ingredients, known allergens that are not declared on the mislabeled product label.

The ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken salad item was produced on May 23, 2016. The following product is subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 11-oz. (312-g) of individually packaged “Wawa thai style chicken mango salad with thai peanut flavored dressing” with a sell by date of 05/28/2016.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “Est. P-44818” inside the USDA mark of inspection. This item was shipped to Wawa convenience stores in Florida.

The problem was discovered on May 25, 2016, when the establishment notified FSIS personnel of the mislabeling issue affecting the salads. The salads have the correct label on the top of the package, but an incorrect back label saying “Wawa superfood salad.” Taylor Farms Florida, Inc. received notice from their customer. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased this product are urged not to consume them. This product 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.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Leonard Batti (407)-235-1800.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

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SOURCE: FSIS