Chef Boyardee recalls nearly 3,000 pounds of microwaveable meals due to misbranding

(Chef Boyardee)

Conagra Brands, Inc., the parent company of the Chef Boyardee brand, is recalling 2,871 pounds of chicken and rice products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Tuesday. 

The USDA says the products are labeled as chicken and rice products but contain beef ravioli products. They may also contain milk and wheat, which are known allergens, that have not been properly labeled on the product.

The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 7.5 oz. canned microwavable bowls of “Chef BOYARDEE rice with chicken & vegetables” on the label, and a package code of 210090151050045L, and ‘BEST BY’ date of Jul082020 on the bottom of the bowl.

The USDA says the products were produced and packaged on January 16, 2019. 

There have not been any confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of the products listed above, however, consumers who may have purchased these products should not consume them and should either throw them away or return them to the original place of purchase.