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Office of P-20 Education Policy
Child Nutrition Program Administration
89 Washington Avenue, Room 375 EBA, Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 473-8781 Fax: (518) 473-0018

School Food Service Directors/Managers
Paula Tyner-Doyle, Coordinator
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
**Gold Kist Farms Product Recall Information**

Please be aware of a Class I recall which included distribution to school districts for school meals.

On 2/16/2018, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation voluntary recalled approximately 101,310 pounds of fully cooked chicken products due to extraneous material (rubber).

This recall includes 30 lb boxes (six 5-lb bags per box) Gold Kist Farms Whole Grain Home-style Breaded Chicken Patties manufactured or processed in Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, Waco TX, ESTABLISHMENT #P-20728 on 09/06/2017 and a packaging date of 09/06/2017.  Cases have an identifying code of 72491050XX and a Use By Date of 09/06/2018.

While bulk USDA Foods chicken may have been used to make this product, the extraneous material (rubber) in the product occurred during production.

For questions about commercially-produced food products affected by this recall, please contact Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation at 1-800-321-1470.

When available, more information about this recall and a complete list of affected products will be found on the FSIS website at



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