Nearly 500,000 of frozen chicken has just been recalled after a shocking discovery was made by one customer. According to reports, a consumer reported finding pieces of metal inside the chicken in question.
"Wayne Farms, LLC, is a company headquartered in Decatur, Alabama. The food manufacturer ships frozen, ready-to-eat, fully cooked chicken products nationwide to distributors, restaurants and further processing locations," according to the statement issued by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA).
The recalled chicken products were produced on various dates from July 4 through July 17, 2018. A complete list of the affected products can be found by clicking here.
Reportedly, the incident has been under investigation for quite a while. The original complaint regarding the issue took place in late July. Investigators have since been working through the claim and have recently determined that a recall needed to be issued.
“There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or injury due to consumption of these products,” according to the USDA. “Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.”
At this time, the company is requesting that anyone who happens to have this chicken in their freezer to throw it away and not risk eating it. Wayne Farms can be contacted about getting a refund.
Do you have any of this chicken at your house? Let us know! In other recent news, eggs across the United States have been recalled after many have fallen ill from a major salmonella outbreak.