WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Tyson Foods recalled approximately 127,000 pounds of uncooked breaded chicken tenderloins and uncooked chicken tenderloin fritter products because of an undeclared allergen and misbranding. The product contains soy, a known allergen not declared on the label.
The following products are subject to recall:
• 20-pound packages of “SPARE TIME Uncooked Chicken Tenderloin Fritters” bearing the establishment number “P-5839” inside the USDA mark of inspection and a case code of “7083861.”
• 10-pound packages of “Tyson UNCOOKED, BREADED CHICKEN TENDERLOINS” bearing the establishment number “P-5839” inside the USDA mark of inspection and a case code of “7083928.”
The products were produced between March 1 and March 27, 2013, and shipped to food service companies nationwide for further distribution to restaurants and institutions. The cartons bear a package code of “0603TYLxxxx”, “0663TYLxxxx”, “0733TYLxxxx”, “0773TYLxxxx”, “0813TYLxxxx”, or “0863TYLxxxx” under the product code. The xxxx represents a time stamp.
The problem was discovered by the company and occurred as a result of a label change after reformulation of the product. A marinade ingredient that included an incorrect sub-ingredient (concentrated soy protein) was not declared on the label.