CELAYA, Mexico — Industrias Bachoco S.A.B. de C.V. (“Bachoco” or “the Company”), Mexico’s leading producer and processor of poultry and other food products, announced today that its subsidiary OK Foods, located in Arkansas and Oklahoma, has begun a recall of approximately 1 million pounds of breaded chicken. The products, which were produced at its \Oklahoma City plant between December 19, 2016 and March 7, 2017, could be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal.
Most of affected product remains in the company’s inventory control and there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
The company has identified and isolated the problem to one production line in its recently acquired Oklahoma City plant, and it has taken immediately actions to eliminate the problem through increased quality control measures.
Even when the company expects no material effect on its financial results, it will work intensively to keep the confidence of its customers of product produced in this facility.
We are confident that our OK Foods team is effectively managing the issue as they continue working with USDA officials to resolve the matter.
For more articles concerning poultry, click here.