Tucson company recalls chicken due to undeclared allergen

Tucson company recalls chicken due to undeclared allergen

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - More than 19,200 pounds of chicken products have been voluntarily recalled by Namias of Arizona, Inc. due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen in the product, according to a recent release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The fully-cooked products contain hydrolyzed soy protein, which was not declared on the product label.  The following items are part of the recall, and were produced between Sept. 2, 2015 and March 1, 2016:

  • 20-pound cases containing 5-pound bags of “Carlotta’s Kitchen CHICKEN CHILE VERDE.”
  • 20-pound cases containing 5-pound bags of “Carlotta’s Kitchen SPORTS CHICKEN,” a chili-type entree.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number "P-6006" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The chicken chile verde items were shipped to the company's restaurant in Nevada. The sports chicken items were shipped to the company's restaurants in Arizona.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions to these products. Those who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them and should throw them away or return to where they were purchased.

Anyone with questions is asked to call Garret Boos, company operations manager, at (520) 903-1922.

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