Congressional and Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, Nov. 01, 2015 – Ready Pac Foods, Inc., an Irwindale, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 265 pounds of salad kits with grilled chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain eggs and anchovies, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.
The Ready Pac Foods Bistro Salad Kit with Grilled Chicken items were produced on Oct. 27, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
- 15-oz bowls of “Ready Pac Foods Bistro Salad Kit with Grilled Chicken, Chopped Thai Style Crunch” with Use By Date 11/11/15.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-27497” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The bowls also bear the case code “RP#: 29800.” These items were shipped to retail locations in California.
The problem was discovered when the establishment was alerted that initial launch samples of this new item contained the wrong dressing. The kits contained Caesar dressing rather than the intended Sweet Thai Peanut dressing.
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.
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 recalling firms notify theircustomers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the establishment’s Consumer Affairs Department at 1-800-800-7822. Media with questions about the recall can contact the establishment’s Communications Department at (626) 678-2055.