Illinois Firm Recalls BBQ Chicken Pizza Products That May Contain Foreign Materials
Posted Jun 25 2010 11:03pm
CLASS II RECALL
HEALTH RISK: LOW
Congressional and Public Affairs
Richard J. McIntire
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2010 - Great Kitchens, Inc., a Romeoville, Ill., establishment, is recalling approximately 109,800 pounds of BBQ chicken pizza products that may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The following products are subject to recall:
14-pound, 4-ounce cases of "MARKETSIDE, 16" BBQ CHICKEN PIZZA, 8-16" Pizzas," bearing case codes of "11016611," "11016621," "11016711," or "11016721."
Each box bears the establishment number "P-2539B" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The BBQ chicken pizza products were produced on June 15 and 16, 2010, and were shipped to distribution centers and retail stores nationwide.
The company discovered small pieces of plastic during production of the product. FSIS has not received any consumer complaints or reports of injury at this time. Anyone concerned about an injury from consumption of this product should contact a physician.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact company President and CEO Gerald Coghlan at (815) 306-7171.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual
representative available 24 hours a day at
AskKaren.gov . The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854)
is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.