Fran's Fryers Recalls 250-lbs of Poultry Products

By Frank Heinz
|  Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013  |  Updated 5:30 PM CDT
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Fran's Fryers Recalls 250-lbs of Poultry Products

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Fran's Fryers, a Ellis County-based seller of natural chicken, beef and turkey, is recalling approximately 251-lbs of various raw poultry products.

The recall is being done because the company produced product without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Wednesday.

The following Fran's Fryers products are subject to recall:
 
    2-lb. packages of "Boneless Dark 2# Chicken Leg Meat"
    2-lb. and 5-lb. packages of "Chicken Breast Tenders"
    3-lb. and 5-lb. packages of "Chicken Bone In Breast"
    5-lb. package of "Ground Turkey 5#"
    5-lb. packages of "Cut Up Fryer"
    5-lb. packages of "Whole Fryers"
 
The recall is a Class II recall and is considered a low health risk.

The FSIS said each package bears the establishment number "P 20784" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were produced on Nov. 11, 2013, Veterans Day, and shipped to retail establishments in Texas.
 
Acordign to the FSIS, the problem occurred due to a miscommunication between the company and FSIS inspection program personnel assigned to the establishment regarding the need for inspection coverage on Veterans Day.

As of this writing, no reports of illness have been received. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.
 
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the plant manager, Brady Sweet, at 972-493-5305.

Fran's Fryers is based in Milford, a small town along Interstate 35E in southern Ellis County.

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