Nearly 50 Tons of Chicken Recalled

One of the company's co-packers discovered the problem.


Harlingen, Texas-based VICS Acquisition is recalling approximately 99,975 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service made the announcement. The products contain eggs, a known allergen, that is not declared on the product label.

The 1.5-pound packages of frozen happi foodi Bloody Mary Inspired Chicken, Southeast Grocers Brand Marsala Chicken and Southeast Grocers Brand Mediterranean Herb Chicken items were produced between August 7 - October.15, 2018. The happi foodi items were shipped to retail locations nationwide and the Southeast Grocers Brand products were shipped to retail locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.                                

A company that VICS Acquisition, LLC co-packs for discovered the problem and notified FSIS on February 9. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.