Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Recalls Millions of Pounds of Poultry Products; “Class I Recall, Health Risk: High”

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Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Recalls Millions of Pounds of Poultry Products; “Class I Recall, Health Risk: High”

April 27th, 2016

At the bottom of the article, it defines a Class 1 recall as follows:

This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.

Via: USDA:

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 4,568,080 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, including plastic, wood, rubber, and metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The scope of this recall expansion now includes a variety of chicken products associated with extraneous material contamination. The chicken products were produced on various dates between Aug. 21, 2014, to March 1, 2016.

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