Food recall affects several Arkansas stores

Food recall affects several Arkansas stores

(KAIT) - Meat and poultry products sold at several Arkansas stores have been recalled according to a news release from the United States Food and Drug Administration.

MIH Marketing and Sales of Beebe recalled approximately 662,049 pounds of meat and poultry products due to being stored under unsanitary conditions.

Raw chicken breast fillet, chicken thighs, chicken wings, and chicken tenders produced by various federal establishments and sold at 17 stores in Arkansas between April 10 and Sept. 10 were recalled.

Those products were packaged in clear packaging, weigh five pounds, and were sold at the following locations in Arkansas:

  • Edwards Food Giant #19 in Forrest City
  • Edwards Cash Saver #3473 in Little Rock
  • Edwards Food Giant #37 in Marianna
  • Edwards Food Giant #3474 in Little Rock
  • Edwards Food Giant #1710 in Harrisburg
  • Edwards Food Giant #3475 in Little Rock
  • Edwards Food Giant #3444 in Bryant
  • Knight’s Super Foods in Beebe
  • Knight’s Super Foods in Cabot
  • Edwards Cash Saver #3476
  • Edwards Cash Saver #3442
  • Edwards Food Giant #3477

Also, meat and poultry products sold in clear bags with sell-by dates between Oct. 30, 2016, and March 19, 2017, that were sold in Chicken City stores have been recalled.

The recall includes chicken and meat sold in store in the following cities:

  • White Hall
  • Jonesboro
  • Conway
  • Searcy
  • Marion
  • North Little Rock
  • Brinkley

A USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service investigator found products were being stored under unsanitary conditions in the storage area of the property.

Items tested positive for alkaline phosphates which demonstrated evidence of possible fecal matter.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness due to eating the recalled products, but consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to not consume the products and throw away or return it to the place they were bought.

For more information about the recall, click here.

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