February 8, 2002
Wisconsin Establishment Has Recalled Chicken
Westfield, WI. (SafetyAlerts)
- United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection
Service, (FSIS) said that Brakebush Brothers, Inc. has recalled
approximately 6,000 pounds of chicken products because some of the products
may have been undercooked, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety
and Inspection Service announced today.
The products subject to recall are 10-pound boxes of "CHIK ‘N’ ZIPS, Grilled
FULLY Cooked Skinless Boneless, Chicken Breast FILLET STRIPS." Each box
bears the case code "5211," and a nine-digit date code beginning with the
numbers "3471," and the establishment number "P-161" in the USDA mark of
The product was produced on Dec. 13, 2001 and was distributed to food
service distributors nationwide.
"Because of the potential hazard of foodborne illness from consumption of
undercooked poultry, consumers may wish to ask if meals made with chicken
contain the recalled product," said Margaret O’K. Glavin, acting FSIS
The problem was discovered after the company received a customer complaint.
No illnesses or injuries associated with consumption of the product have
been reported. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a physician
Consumers and media with questions about the recall may contact Carl
Brakebush, company vice president, at (608) 296-2121.