Undercooked Chicken Recall Expanded: New Products Added [See Full List]

chicken nuggetsNearly 2 million pounds of ready-to-eat (pre-cooked) chicken products were recalled last week because the meat may be undercooked. The initial recall announced on Nov. 23, 2016 was for 17,439 pounds of product. The expanded recall includes an additional 1,976,089 pounds of product.

Oklahoma-based National Steak and Poultry, announced a recall of more than 1.9 million pounds of the products, the U.S. Food & Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) says.

According to a statement released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the poultry in question was produced from Aug. 20, 2016, through Nov. 30, 2016 – and shipped to restaurants and fast-food chains throughout the country. They were also sold directly to consumers during a monthly public sale at the company.

Recalled products include:

  • 5 lb. bags packed 2 bags per case; product labeled “Distributed by National Steak and Poultry, Owasso, OK Fully Cooked, Diced, Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast Meat with Rib Meat” with Lot code 100416 and Case Code: 70020.
  • 5 lb. bags packed 2 bags per case; product labeled “Hormel Natural Choice 100% Natural No Preservatives Fully Cooked Roasted Chicken Breast Strips with Rib Meat Natural Smoke Flavor Added” with Lot code 100416 and Case code 702113. No other Hormel product is impacted.
  • The cases containing the products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-6010T” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The recent recall expansion includes secondary products made with the potentially undercooked chicken, used as an ingredient before National Steak and Poultry identified their chicken products may have been undercooked.

Additional products, according to ABC Action News, include: