Tyson Recalls 75,000 Pounds of Chicken

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Tyson foods is recalling more than 75,000 pounds of chicken nuggets that may be contaminated.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that Tyson foods is recalling frozen, fully-cooked chicken nuggets products that may be contaminated by extraneous materials.

The problem was discovered after some consumers complained about finding small pieces of plastic in the items.

The bags are labeled with "establishment number p-13556." Here is more information on the recalled products:

  • 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 one retail warehouse club chain.
  • 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 Arkansas.
    The product bags bear the establishment number "P-13556."

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