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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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ConAgra Foods Expands Recall of P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Meals Available in Grocery Retailers Due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material ConAgra Foods Does Not Make Meals for P.F. Chang’s Restaurants
ConAgra Foods is expanding a voluntary recall of P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand products due to the potential presence of small metal fragments (2-9mm) in the sugar used in the sauce. This voluntary action is being undertaken because of impacted sugar from a supplier.
Foodborne foreign objects that are not hard and sharp and less than or equal to 7mm in length may cause minor injuries such as temporary reflexive choking and irritation of the gastrointestinal system. There have been no reports of adverse reactions or injuries due to consumption of these products to date.
An initial recall was issued on July 7, 2016 after a ConAgra employee observed metal fragments while dispensing sugar from a supplier for a P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand sauce ingredient. On July 14, 2016, ConAgra Foods was notified by the supplier of additional production lots of sugar that were impacted, such that the initial recall needed to be expanded to include additional P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand meals.
Products covered by this recall were distributed in the U.S., specific product names and information are listed below. No other ConAgra Foods are impacted by this recall and these products are not served in P.F. Chang’s restaurants. Meals in P.F. Chang’s restaurants are made fresh every day and in every restaurant.
Best By Date
P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Signature Spicy Chicken 22oz
Original: 5006616500 Additional: 5006615200
Original: June 8, 2017 Additional: May 26, 2017
P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Mongolian Style Beef 22oz
Original: 5006617400 Additional: 5006615800
Original: June 17, 2017 Additional: June 1, 2017
P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Beef with Broccoli 22 oz
June 4, 2017
P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Shrimp Lo Mein 22 oz
P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Sweet & Sour Chicken 22 oz
June 3, 2017
P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand General Chang’s Chicken 22 oz
June 3, 2017
P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Garlic Chicken with Dan Dan noodles 22 oz
June 8, 2017
P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Grilled Chicken Teriyaki with Lo Mein Noodles 22 oz
June 10, 2017
Consumers who have purchased these items are advised not to consume them and return them to the store where originally purchased. ConAgra Foods is cooperating with both the FDA and USDA on this recall and is working with customers to ensure the packages are removed from store shelves and are no longer distributed. Consumers with questions should call our Consumer Affairs hotline at 1-800-252-0634, open 9 am through 7 pm CDT, Monday through Friday.