Perdue Foods voluntarily recalls frozen PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Organics Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Tenders Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen
September 17, 2019
SALISBURY, MD. (Tuesday, September 17, 2019) — Perdue Foods, in cooperation with USDA, has voluntarily recalled 495 pounds or approximately 330 packages of frozen PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Organics Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Tenders because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The affected product was produced with the wrong packaging label and an incorrect ingredient statement that did not have a wheat allergen declared on the package.
The recall is isolated to frozen PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Organics Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Tenders. The item has a “Best By Date of 08/29/20” with a “Time Stamp of 00:30-01:00” and a “UPC Bar Code of 0-72745-80489-2.”
There have been no reports of adverse reaction or illness associated with this product.
“After receiving a consumer inquiry, we conducted a comprehensive investigation and have isolated this to an error during a specific time frame during production,” said Jeff Shaw, Perdue’s vice president of food safety and quality. “Out of an abundance of caution, we are recalling this item that was sold in the freezer case.”
If you have any of these packages in your home, please do not consume the product and contact Perdue Foods at 866-866-3703 for a full refund of your purchase. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. If you have additional concerns, please contact Perdue Foods or visit the USDA website.