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Chicken strips recalled over metal contamination concerns

Posted at 10:34 AM, Mar 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-22 11:38:28-04

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling more than 69,000 pounds of chicken strips over concerns they may contain pieces of metal.

 

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip items were produced on November 30, 2018 and have the establishment number P-7221  on the back of the package.

The following products are being recalled:

  • 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 time stamps 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 time stamps 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.

USDA says these items were shipped to retail locations nationwide and for institutional use in locations in Michigan and Washington.

The problem was discovered after consumer complaints of material in the chicken products.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness or injury from people eating the product, and the USDA says anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.