News Release

AA Poultry Processing, LLC Recalls Chicken and Turkey Products Due to Use of Unapproved Substance

Class II Recall 079-2015
Health Risk: Low May 14, 2015
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Congressional and Public Affairs 
Whitney Joy
(202) 720-9113


WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 – AA Poultry Processing, LLC, a Ridgeland, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,191 pounds of chicken and 21 pounds of turkey products, which may have been contaminated with trichloro-s-triazinetrione, which is not approved for use in poultry processing, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The whole and cut chicken and turkey pieces were produced on various dates from May 4, 2015 through May 11, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label]

  • Various weights of whole or cut chicken and turkey parts.  

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-45525” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Live poultry was brought to the establishment for processing. Following processing, the carcasses were returned to their original owners in Wisconsin.

The problem was discovered by FSIS in-plant personnel during routine verification activities.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse allergic reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

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. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at

Consumers or media with questions about the recall can contact Ty Martin, Owner, at (715) 949-1108.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at or via smartphone at 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 10 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:

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.
Last Modified Jun 08, 2016