One of the most popular chicken manufacturers has just reported some bad news. They are announcing a major recall that is impacting thousands of customers.
According to reports, Tyson Foods is recalling almost 191,000 pounds of chicken fritters after schools complained about finding pieces of hard plastic in the ready-to-eat products. tHe recall comes on the heels of another recall involving "extraneous materiel" oil their products.
This recall concerns bags of fritters produced Feb. 28, 2019, and shipped to institutional food service locations nationwide but not to retailers, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Numerous schools reported finding the plastic pieces in their cafeterias.
Tyson has not received any reports of injuries or illnesses at this time. The recall is impacting people across the United States.
"The product was produced at one plant location and sent to distribution centers in 29 states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin," wrote Fox.
If you have questions or concerns about the incident or feel you may have found some of the plastic in your chicken you are urged call toll-free line at 1-888-747-7611 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time.
"The recall involves cases containing four 8.2-pound bags of fully cooked, whole grain Golden Crispy Chicken Chunk Fritters-CN and case code 0599NHL02 — the bags bear the establishment number "P-1325" inside the USDA market of inspection," according to Fox News.
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