Check your freezers!
Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products.
According to the US Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service, the chicken may be “contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically, pieces of metal.”
The frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip items were produced on November 30, 2018.
The following products are subject to recall:
- 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “Tyson FULLY COOKED BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT AND BUFFALO STYLE SAUCE” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” case codes 3348CNQ0317 and 3348CNQ0318, and individual bag timestamps from 17:00 through 18:59 hours (inclusive).
- 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “Tyson FULLY COOKED CRISPY CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” case codes 3348CNQ0419, 3348CNQ0420, 3348CNQ0421, and 3348CNQ0422, and individual bag timestamps from 19:00 through 22:59 hours (inclusive).
- 20-lb. cases of frozen “SPARE TIME FULLY COOKED, BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT AND BUFFALO STYLE SAUCE” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” and case code 3348CNQ03.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-7221” on the back of the product package. For product clarification, the last two digits of the product case codes correspond to the hour produced and will match the first two numbers of the time stamp (as depicted on the label).
The FSIS said these items were shipped to retail locations nationwide and for institutional use in locations in Michigan and Washington.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
FSIS said it is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. The agency said anyone who purchased these products should throw them away or return to the store.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Foods Consumer Relations at 1-866-886-8456.