Taylor Farms Texas Inc. Recalls Salad with Chicken Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Congressional and Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2019 – Taylor Farms Texas Inc., a Dallas, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 1,079 pounds of Caesar salad with chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains anchovies, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
The ready-to-eat Caesar salad with chicken item was produced on May 8, 2019. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label (PDF only)]
- 9.75 oz. clear plastic packages containing “H.E.B. SHAKE, RATTLE & BOWL CAESAR SALAD with CHICKEN” and a “BEST BY” date of MAY 18 2019 represented on the label.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-34733” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail stores in Texas.
The problem was discovered by a retail store when the mislabeled products were being unpackaged to be placed on the retail store shelves.
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.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators. 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 that recalling firms are notifying their customers of the recall and that actions are being taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Kelsey Adams, Quality Analyst, Taylor Farms Texas Inc., at (214) 565-4847. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Becky Edwards, Public Relations Manager, Porter Novelli, at (855) 455-0098 and at email@example.com.
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 6 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.|