Congressional and Public Affairs
Jeremy J. Emmert
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2016 – Omni Custom Meats, Inc., a Bowling Green, Ky. establishment, is recalling approximately 191,695 pounds of marinated Roasted Chicken Quarters due to misbranding, specifically an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy, a known allergen which was not declared on the product label.
The marinated Roasted Chicken Quarters were produced from Jan. 12 through Nov. 15, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label (PDF Only)]
The products subject to recall bear establishment number P-2199 inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors in Georgia and Missouri.
FSIS personnel discovered the problem on Nov. 21, 2016 during routine label verification activities.
There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse 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.
Consumers or media with questions about the recall can contact Curt Sullivan, plant owner at (270) 796-666Consumers 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.
|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.|