Recall Release CLASS I RECALL
RC-FSIS-13-2006 HEALTH RISK: HIGH
Congressional and Public Affairs
Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation, a Canajoharie, N.Y., firm, is voluntarily recalling approximately 9,465 pounds of chicken product due to the possible presence of pieces of bone, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.
The following product is subject to recall:
1.5-ounce net weight glass jars of "Beech-Nut Table Time Chicken Dices, with Nonfat Dry Milk and Wheat Flour Packed in Water." This product bears the cap code "A0866" and the use by date "61 03 JAN 08," "61 26 JAN 08," "63 20 MAR 08" or "63 21 MAR 08" on the lid of the jar. Each jar also bears the code, "P-68" inside the USDA mark of inspection on the label.
The chicken product was produced on January 3, 2006, January 26, 2006, March 20, 2006 and March 21, 2006, and was distributed to retail stores nationwide.
The problem was discovered by the company. FSIS and the company have received no reports of injury from consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an injury should contact a physician.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact Manager of Consumer Affairs Lisa Lewis at (800) 233-2468.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at (888) 674-6854. The hotline is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.