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Chicken fried rice skillet meals recalled over undeclared allergens

These 22 ounce bags of chicken fried rice with best by dates of Aug. 13, 2020 and Aug. 19, 2020 are being recalled because the product contains milk, but doesn't declare it on the package. 

These 22 ounce bags of chicken fried rice with best by dates of Aug. 13, 2020 and Aug. 19, 2020 are being recalled because the product contains milk, but doesn’t declare it on the package. 
(Food Safety and Inspection Service)

A Pittston, Pennsylvania company is recalling 35,459 pounds of chicken fried rice because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, a notice from the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) stated Monday.

The chicken fried rice, from Choice Canning Company, Inc., contains milk, a known allergen, but doesn’t say so on the label, according to the FSIS.

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The inspection service has categorized the recall as having a high health risk because of a reasonable probability that using the product could cause serious, adverse health consequences, according to their classification chart.

The products, from Choice Canning Company, Inc., have been shipped to retailers in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. (Food Safety and Inspection Service)

The products, from Choice Canning Company, Inc., have been shipped to retailers in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. (Food Safety and Inspection Service)

The chicken fried rice products were made on Feb. 13 and Feb. 19.

The 22-ounce printed polybags are “FUSIA Asian Inspirations, Chicken Fried Rice, Complete Skillet Meal” and have best by dates of Aug. 13, 2020 and Aug. 19, 2020 on their labels.

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They have been shipped to retailers in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.

The issue was discovered Monday by FSIS inspectors during a routine label verification, according to the recall notice, and there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions linked to consuming the products.

“FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase,” the agency advised.