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Nearly two million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken that may be undercooked recalled

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Posted at 9:55 AM, Dec 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-05 10:49:14-05

Nearly two million pounds of National Steak and Poultry ready-to-eat chicken has been recalled because it may be undercooked.

According to the USDA, it is an expansion of a recall and now includes 1,976,089 pounds of a variety of ready-to-eat chicken. Originally, about 17,439 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken were recalled on Oct. 4.

Cases containing products has establishment number P-6010T inside the USDA mark of inspection. The items were shipped to food service locations across the country and sold directly to retail customers.

An entire list of the recalled products can be found on the USDA website here.

The originally recalled product recall includes:

  • On November 23, 2016 – National Steak and Poultry recalled approximately 17,439 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products produced Oct. 4, 2016.  The products were packaged on Oct. 4 and Oct. 5, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:
  • 5 lb. bags packed 2 bags per case; product labeled “Distributed by National Steak and Poultry, Owasso, OK Fully Cooked, Diced, Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast Meat with Rib Meat” with Lot code 100416, and Case Code: 70020.
  • 5 lb. bags packed 2 bags per case; product labeled “Hormel Natural Choice 100% Natural No Preservatives Fully Cooked Roasted Chicken Breast Strips with Rib Meat Natural Smoke Flavor Added” with Lot code 100416, and Case code 702113.
  • The cases containing the products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-6010T” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to food service locations nationwide and should not be in consumers’ possession. No other Hormel product is impacted. The original problem was discovered on Nov. 14, 2016, when a food service customer complained to the establishment that product appeared to be undercooked. 

For more information on the recall, visit the USDA website.