Major Chicken Company Is Recalling Over 130,000 Pounds Of Potentially Contaminated Chicken

May 01, 2017May 01, 2017

According to the FDA website, the major chicken company Foster Poultry Farms has issued a recall for "approximately 131,880 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat breaded chicken patty products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically plastic" the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on April 27th.

The recall includes 5-lb. bags containing 20 pieces of “FOSTER FARMS Chicken Patties BREADED CHICKEN BREAST PATTIES WITH RIB MEAT” with Best By date of 02/15/18.

The recall comes after three people have contacted the company after the foreign plastic material was found inside the chicken patties. The material has been identified as the packaging materials from the company. 

The company urges consumers not to eat the recalled chicken. They suggest to either throw the chicken away or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. 

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Consumer Affairs at 800-338-8051 or check out the FDA website. 

Thankfully, there have been no reported illnesses due to this recall. Do you have any of this chicken in your freezer?

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