Undeclared allergen prompts chicken product recall
US based Galant Food Company, is recalling their Chicken Provance French puff pastry product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products uses an egg wash glaze, the use of which is not declared on the label.
The product subject to recall includes 4-oz. of “Chicken Provance French Puff ” bearing the establishment number “EST. 9014” inside the USDA mark of inspection on the label. The identifying case codes are 7193, 9053 and 9093.
The products were produced on July 19, September 5 and September 9, 2013 and shipped to restaurants and cafes in the San Francisco Bay area.
The problem was discovered during a food safety assessment at the establishment. FSIS personnel are responsible for verifying that establishments are actively labeling the eight most common food allergens. The firm recently relocated, and the problem occurred due to difficulties with label printing equipment at their new location.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
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