Undeclared allergens continue to drive recalls from the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Last week, more than 22,000 pounds of frozen beef products were recalled because the products were found to contain milk, which was not declared on the label.
The USDA FSIS announced on September 17 that Valley International Cold Storage Acquisition, LLC, a Harlingen, Texas-based business, is recalling approximately 22,061 pounds of frozen beef products. The frozen products are labeled as Korean-Style Beef, but contain a chicken sausage and pepper product, which contains milk.
These items were produced on July 22, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:
- 9.25-oz. cartons labeled as “Healthy Choice POWER BOWLS Korean-Style Beef” with lot code “5246220320” and a “best if used by” date of 04-18-2023.
The products subject to recall, which were shipped to retail locations nationwide, have establishment number “34622” on the end flap of the carton.
On September 16, the USDA FSIS issued a public health alert for certain raw, ready-to-cook chicken entrée products that may contain egg, which is not declared on the finished product label. The agency noted that a recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase.
The bacon-cheddar chicken entree products were produced on Sept. 9, 2022 and are labeled as [view labels]:
- 12 oz. plastic wrapped metal containers containing “aprons READY TO COOK MEAL FOR ONE BACON-CHEDDAR SMOTHERED CHICKEN” with a use by date of 9/21/2022.
The products bear establishment number “P-48176” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Publix locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
Consumers with an egg allergy who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.