Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips due to possible contamination

WASHINGTON – Tyson Foods, Inc., has announced a recall of approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips, due to concerns that the products may be contaminated with pieces of metal.

According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the products subject to recall were produced on November 30, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “Fully Cooked Buffalo Style Chicken Strips Chicken Breast Strip Fritters with Rib Meat and Buffalo Style Sauce” with a “best if used by” date of 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 “Fully Cooked Crispy Chicken Strips Chicken Breast Strip Fritters with Rib Meat” with a “best if used by” date of 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 “Spare Time Fully Cooked Buffalo Style Chicken Strips Chicken Breast Strip Fritters with Rib Meat and Buffalo Style Sauce” with a “best if used by” date of Nov 30 2019, and case code 3348CNQ03

The problem was first discovered when FSIS received two complaints of metal pieces in the products. At this time there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

Consumers who have purchased these products should not consume them, and instead either throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.

More information including a full list of labels can be found here.

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