California Firm Has Recalled Chicken
Los Angeles, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- U.S. Department of Agriculture?s Food Safety and Inspection Service said
that Dhaka Import and Export Company
21,000 pounds of chicken products that have entered the country improperly.
The products subject to recall are approximately 1.2 lb. boxes of
?favour-ita, THE FAMILY FAVOURITE, Chicken Biriyani.? The products were
distributed to retail stores and distributors in Arizona, California,
Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington.
The products originated from India, a country not certified to export meat
and poultry products to the U.S. FSIS has received no reports of illnesses
associated with consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an
illness should contact a physician. Consumers who have the product should
return it to the point of purchase.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall may contact Mr. Hare
Krishna Nath, company owner, at (213) 738-1972. Consumers with food safety
questions can phone the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at
l-800-535-4555. The hotline is available in English and Spanish and can be
reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday.
Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.