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Recall of Frozen Chicken Sandwiches in the United States Due to Possible Presence of Plastic Fragments

Issue Date

14 July 2008

Source of Information

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service

Food Product

Frozen chicken sandwiches

Name of Product

Lean Pockets Spinach Artichoke Chicken - 2 Sandwiches


Product Description

Packaged in 9-ounce boxes, with a "Best Before" date of "Nov 2009" and a package code beginning with "8144 544616" printed on each box


Reason for Recall

Products may contain plastic fragments


Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has contacted the US authorities for more information. The CFS has also alerted the trade and is closely monitoring the situation

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the affected products


Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the affected products


Further Information

Website of US Food Safety and Inspection Service

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
15 July 2008

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Last Revision Date : 15-07-2008