Statement issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service:
WASHINGTON, January 20, 2010 – Park 100 Foods, Inc., a Kokomo, Ind., establishment, is recalling approximately 19,200 pounds of frozen chicken pot pie products that may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The product subject to recall includes:
- 2.5-pound cartons of "Market Day®, CHICKEN POT PIE, Made With All White Chicken Meat."
The problem was discovered after Market Day received a customer complaint about finding metal straight pins in 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 (including restaurants) of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact company Corporate Director of Quality Jim Fish at (317) 853-4280. Media with questions about the recall should contact company President Gary Meade at (317) 853-4202.
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.