- Nearly 100,000 pounds of chicken products are being recalled from Walmart, Winn-Dixie, and other grocery stores.
- VICS Acquisition is recalling 1.5-pound bags of “Happi Foodi Bloody Mary Inspired Chicken,” “Southeast Grocers Brand Marsala Chicken,” and “Southeast Grocers Brand Mediterranean Herb Chicken,” the US Department of Agriculture said.
- The chicken products contain egg but do not list the allergen on the packaging.
More than 99,000 pounds of chicken are being recalled because of egg contamination concerns.
VICS Acquisition is recalling 99,975 pounds of chicken products that contain egg but do not mention it on the packaging, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on Sunday.
The USDA said the affected products are “Happi Foodi Bloody Mary Inspired Chicken,” “Southeast Grocers Brand Marsala Chicken,” and “Southeast Grocers Brand Mediterranean Herb Chicken.”
The recalled 1.5-pound packages of the chicken from Happi Foodi, a frozen-food line that launched in 2018 and is sold at Walmart’s US locations, have use-by dates of March 2, 2020, and April 15, 2020.
The 1.5-pound packages of chicken from Southeast Grocers – the parent company of the Southern grocery chains Bi-Lo, Harveys, and Winn-Dixie – were shipped to stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina, the USDA said.
The recalled Southeast Grocers marsala-chicken packages have use-by dates of February 8, 2020, and March 3, 2020, while the Mediterranean-herb-chicken packages have use-by dates of February 7, 2020, and March 4, 2020.
The USDA said that the issue was discovered Friday in a review of the chicken products’ labels and that there were no reports of illnesses or other adverse reactions related to the chicken.
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