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Product Safety Notices & Recalls

At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Willow Tree Chicken Salads and Dip Recall

August 25, 2021


Willow Tree Poultry Farm is recalling approximately 52,022 pounds of various chicken salads and dip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard white plastic.

The ready-to-eat (RTE) various chicken salads and dip items were produced on August 10, 2021 through August 13, 2021. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-8827” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The problem was discovered after the company received a consumer complaint.

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 is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them.

Upon returning any below listed product to your local Big Y, you will receive a full refund.

The following products are sold at Big Y:

Product Name UPC Size Lot Code
Willow Tree Chicken Salad
9/7/21, 9/8/21, 9/9/21, 9/10/21
Willow Tree Buffalo Chicken Salad
9/7/21, 9/9/21
Buffalo Chicken Dip
9/3/21, 9/5/21

Consumers with questions can contact Alex Cekala, General Manager, Willow Tree Poultry Farm at acekala@willowtreefarm.com or (508) 951-8351. 

More Resources:

Both FSIS and FDA offer free recall email notifications. By clicking on the links on the FSIS and FDA recall pages, you can sign up for email notifications of all recalls. All you need is a valid email address.

Recalls.gov - Your Online Resource for Recalls - http://www.recalls.gov/

FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp