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Simmons Prepared Foods recalls poultry products due to possible foreign matter

Posted: 7 November 2019 | | No comments yet

During further processing, Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc discovered extraneous materials in some of its poultry products. As a result, it is recalling around 2 million pounds of products.

Simmons Prepared Foods recalls poultry products due to possible foreign matter

Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc, a Gentry, Arkansas establishment, is recalling approximately two million pounds of poultry products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. 

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Recall info

The poultry items were produced from 21 October 2019 through 4 November 2019.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number ‘P-1949,’ ‘P- 486’ or ‘P-5837’ inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutions in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in institutional freezers. Institutions that have purchased these products are urged not to serve them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc or visit the FSIS website for more information.

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