Willow Tree recalls ready-to-eat chicken salad products

ATTLEBORO, MASS (WLNE) – Willow Treet Poultry Farm, Inc., is recalling approximately 6,890 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad products.

According to the U.S Department of Agriculture’s Food Saftey and Inspection Service (FSIS), the products were recalled due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

The products may contain walnuts, a known allergen, which is not declared on product labels according to the FSIS.

It was a concern that the RTE chicken salad producet that was labeled as “Classic Chicken Salad”, might actually contain “White Meant Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Walnut, and was produced on September 2, 2020.

These items were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia.

According to FSIS, the problem was discovered after a customer complained about walnuts and cranberries were in a container of classic chicken salad. 

At this time there have been no confirmed reactions due to the consumption of these products.

The FSIS recommends anybody concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Retailers who received these products are urged not to sell them and should be thrown away or returned to place of purchase.

Labels of the products can be seen here.

©WLNE-TV/ABC6 2020

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