Perdue Voluntarily Recalls Numerous Refrigerated Chicken Products

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Salisbury-based Perdue Foods has announced the voluntary recall of 31,703 pounds of numerous refrigerated chicken products including chicken tenders, strips and nuggets.

Perdue made the announcement in cooperation with the USDA on Friday. They say the products are no longer in stores, but if you already bought them you need to check the bar code and “Best If Used by Date.” Below are the affected products:

  • PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Organics Refrigerated Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Tenders. These items were produced in March 2019 with a “Best If Used By Date” of 5/20/2019 and UPC product bar code of 072745-001437.
  • PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Organics Refrigerated Whole Grain Chicken Breast Strips. These items were produced in March 2019 with a “Best If Used By Date” of 5/20/2019 and UPC product bar code of 072745-002656.
  • PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Organics Refrigerated Whole Grain Chicken Breast Nuggets. These items were produced in March 2019 with a “Best If Used By Date” of 5/20/2019 and UPC product bar code of 072745-001642.
  • CHEF QUIK® Frozen, Fully Cooked Breaded Chicken Tenders Boneless Tender Shaped Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat. These items were produced in March 2019 with a “Packed On Date” of 9080 (3/21/2019) and UPC product bar code of 22143.
  • CHEF QUIK® Frozen, Fully Cooked Whole Grain Chicken Breast Strips Strip Shaped Breaded Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat. These items were produced in March 2019 with a “Packed On Date” of 9080 (3/21/2019) and UPC product bar code of 77265.

Jeff Shaw, Perdue’s Vice President of Food Safety and Quality said in a statement “We are committed to producing the highest quality products, therefore, out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to recall all affected products that were produced during the same production run.” Perdue Foods asked anyone with the recalled products to not consume them and to contact Perdue at (866) 866-3703. They say they will provide a full refund.