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Multiple frozen chicken products recalled due to misbranding, undeclared allergens

Multiple frozen chicken products recalled due to misbranding, undeclared allergens
Posted at 6:30 AM, Feb 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-11 06:31:15-05

WASHINGTON — VICS Acquisition, LLC, a Harlingen, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 99,975 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The happi foodi Bloody Mary Inspired Chicken, Southeast Grocers Brand Marsala Chicken and Southeast Grocers Brand Mediterranean Herb Chicken items were produced from Aug. 7 through Oct. 15, 2018.

The products were sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.

According to the USDA, a company that VICS Acquisition, LLC co-packs for discovered the problem on Feb. 8, 2019, during a label review. FSIS was notified on Feb. 9, 2019.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 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.