(original article date: November 26, 2008)
John Soules Foods, Inc. (Tyler, TX) has recalled nearly 8,500 pounds of cooked chicken strips after the company discovered that the chicken may contain undeclared wheat.
The recalled chicken was processed on Nov. 7 and Nov. 13, 2008, and was distributed to retail establishments in Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. advises that the recalled items were available for sale in Sam's Club stores. NEW Nov 27
The following two items are included in the recall:
- 24-ounce bags of "John Soules Foods FULLY COOKED CHICKEN BREAST STRIPS WITH RIB MEAT, Italian Style, GLUTEN FREE." Establishment No. "P-2128" inside the USDA mark of inspection. UPC code 034695 123973 and "USE BY" date of "Dec 27 08" or "Jan 2 09" on the back of the bag.
- 24-ounce bags of "John Soules Foods FULLY COOKED CHICKEN BREAST STRIPS WITH RIB MEAT, Rotisserie Style, GLUTEN FREE." Establishment number "P-2128" inside the USDA mark of inspection. UPC code 034695 123980 and "USE BY" date of "Dec 27 08" or "Jan 2 09" on the back of the bag.
While no illnesses have been reported, individuals who are allergic to wheat may experience a severe – possibly life-threatening – reaction after consuming the recalled items. For more information about this recall, consumers are invited to contact Mark Andersen, Director of Quality Assurance, at (903) 245-3208.