USDA is alerting consumers that the brownie mix dessert included in Banquet chicken nugget meal trays may be contaminated with Salmonella. The problem was discovered when Conagra Brands, Inc. received notification from a supplier that an ingredient used in the brownie mix may be contaminated with Salmonella. The meals were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
For details, see the following link: USDA-FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Chicken Nuggets Meals Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
Local Health Jurisdictions in Washington State are not being asked to participate in any formal recall verification activities at this time, but appropriate staff should be aware of the recall. We will notify you if we receive additional information related to this recall.
More food recall information affecting Washington State can be found on the DOH food recall and safety alert website.