Alabama manufacturer recalls breaded chicken wings product

Boaz, Alabama, manufacturer Pilgrim’s Pride has announced a recall of about 180,000 pounds of breaded chicken wing products because they contain egg, a known allergen that is not declared on the label. The recall is being conducted in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services.

The recall involves 20-pound boxes of Pierce Chicken Uncooked Hot & Spicy Breaded Chicken Wings Drummettes and Wing Portions, and 10-pound boxes of Sweet Georgia brand Uncooked Hot & Spicy Breaded Wings. Each product bears the establishment number “P-413″ ink-jetted adjacent to the Julian Code date, as well as Julian Code dates of “0001,” “0007,” “0029,” “0044,” “0056,” “0058,” “0063,” “0075,” “0098,” “0109,” “0119,” “0135,” “0188,” “0215,” “0230,” “0244,” or “0279.”

The products subject to recall were produced on various dates between January 1, 2010, and October 6, 2010, and were distributed to food service distribution centers nationwide for further distribution to restaurants.

According to the USDA, use of this product poses a reasonable probability of serious, adverse health consequences or death.

Consumers or distributors with questions regarding the recall may call Pilgrim’s toll-free line at 800-321-1470.