BrightFarms also recalled the products, which were sold in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana.
The Class I recall affects frozen, fully cooked chicken products that were shipped nationwide to locations that include schools and nursing facilities.
The company is concerned that it will not be able to consistently obtain rice flour that is well-below FDA’s guidance level for naturally occurring inorganic arsenic.
The agency is accepting submissions from June 1 through July 30.
The sampling program will test iceberg, leaf and romaine lettuce and run from May through November 2021.
The issue was uncovered during routine product sampling by FSIS.
Membrane filtration is a key method for determining the microbial load of filterable raw materials, products, and water.
FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response Frank Yiannas points to the unrelenting commitment of the agency to ensure supply chain stability.
Although FDA recalls are up, these levels are considered normal and a result of the agency fully returning to regulatory activities in the face of the pandemic.
Tanimura & Antle issued a voluntary recall of nearly 3400 cartons of its packaged single head romaine lettuce packed on October 15 or October 16.