Bagged chicken recalled due to undeclared allergens

Bagged chicken recalled due to undeclared allergens
Approximately 99,975 pounds of bagged chicken meals sold under the "happi foodi'' brand by VICS Acquisition, LLC, a Harlingen, Texas, company, are being recalled (FDA) (Source: FDA)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -Bagged chicken sold in Louisiana grocery stores have been recalled due to the packaging not including certain allergens.

According to the recall, the happi foodi products contain eggs, a known allergen, that is not declared on the product label.

The bagged chicken recalled includes:

  • 1.5-lb. packages containing one frozen steam bag meal of “happi foodi BLOODY MARY INSPIRED CHICKEN” with lot codes 14528 and 15092 and use by dates of March 2, 2020 and April 15, 2020.
  • 1.5-lb. packages containing one frozen steam bag meal of “SE Grocers MARSALA CHICKEN” with lot codes 14177 and 14532 and use by dates of Feb. 8, 2020 and March 3, 2020.
  • 1.5-lb. packages containing one frozen steam bag meal of “SE Grocers MEDITERRANEAN STYLE HERB CHICKEN” with lot codes 14145 and 14531 and use by dates of Feb. 7, 2020 and March 4, 2020.

The happi foodi items were shipped to retail locations nationwide and the Southeast Grocers Brand products were shipped to retail locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, according to the USDA. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who purchased the chicken should throw the bag away, or return them for a refund.

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