Just being released to the public today, April 4, 2014 and being reported by Food Safety News, Tyson Foods, Inc. is recalling 75,320 pounds of their chicken nuggets. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says they may be contaminated with extraneous materials.
The following products are subject to USDA recall:
5-lb. bags of “Tyson Fully Cooked White Meat Chicken Nuggets – 16142-928” with a “Best if Used By” date of “Jan 26 2015” or Feb 16 2015.” The manufacturer codes “0264SDL0315 through 19” and “0474SDL0311 through 14” can also be found on the bags. These products were produced Jan. 26, 2014, or Feb. 16, 2014, and shipped nationwide to Sam’s Clubs.
20-lb. bulk packs of “Spare Time Fully Cooked Nugget-Shaped Chicken Breast Pattie Fritters w/Rib Meat – 16142-861” with identifying case codes of “0264SDL0315 through 19” and “0474SDL0311 through 14.” These products were produced Jan. 26 and Feb. 16, 2014, and were shipped for institutional use in Indiana and to a Tyson Foods company store in Arkansas.
There have already been consumer complaints and injuries (mostly oral) regarding the products in question.
If you have this product, before you toss it into the garbage cut out the UPC code and mail it to the following address for a full refund: Tyson Foods – CP631, P.O. Box 2020, Springdale, AR, 72765-9989.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Tyson Foods Consumer Services toll-free at (866) 328-3156.