Chicken Salad Products Recalled Due to Misbranding

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 – Willow Tree Poultry Farm, Inc., an Attleboro, Mass., establishment, is recalling approximately 204 pounds of chicken salad products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The consumer ready product containers are labeled as chicken salad with the USDA mark of inspection, but actually contain an egg salad product.

The products were produced on Jan. 10, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label (PDF Only)]

  • 6-oz packages of Whole Foods Market “Chicken Salad” with a “Sell By” date of 1/24/2017.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-8827” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were sold to a distributor in New Jersey for further distribution in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

The problem was discovered on Jan. 16, 2017 by the establishment.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers 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 can contact Alex Cekala, General Manager, at (508) 951-8351. Media with questions about the recall can contact Walter Cekala, President, at (508) 944-0529.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at or via smartphone at 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 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at:

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