Foster Farms Recalls Chicken

Posted on July 4, 2014 · Posted in Past Recalls

Foster Farms Recalls Chicken Products Due to Possible Salmonella Heidelberg Contamination

Class I Recall 044-2014

Health Risk: High Jul 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 3, 2014 – Foster Farms, a Fresno, Calif., establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of chicken products that may be contaminated with a particular strain of Salmonella Heidelberg, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. FSIS requested Foster Farms conduct this recall because this product is known to be associated with a specific illness.

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P6137,” P6137A” or “P7632” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The chicken products were produced on March 8, 10 and 11, 2014. FSIS and Foster Farms want the public to be aware that the products are mostly likely no longer available for purchase, but may be in consumers’ freezers. The product will have a “use or freeze by date of Mar 21 thru Mar 29 2014”. Please see the USDA website at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2014/recall-044-2014-release for the formal notice and a complete list of affected products.

Please return any affected product to the store.