Ready Pac Foods, Inc. Recalls Salad Kit Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
WASHINGTON, Nov. 01, 2015 Ready Pac Foods, Inc., an Irwindale, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 265 pounds of salad kits with grilled chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain eggs and anchovies, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.
The Ready Pac Foods Bistro Salad Kit with Grilled Chicken items were produced on Oct. 27, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
- 15-oz bowls of Ready Pac Foods Bistro Salad Kit with Grilled Chicken, Chopped Thai Style Crunch with Use By Date 11/11/15.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number P-27497 inside the USDA mark of inspection. The bowls also bear the case code RP#: 29800. These items were shipped to retail locations in California.
The problem was discovered when the establishment was alerted that initial launch samples of this new item contained the wrong dressing. The kits contained Caesar dressing rather than the intended Sweet Thai Peanut dressing.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products 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. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the establishments Consumer Affairs Department at 1-800-800-7822. Media with questions about the recall can contact the establishments Communications Department at (626) 678-2055.
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 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: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.