35 tons of chicken strips recalled – may have pieces of metal

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Published Friday, March 22, 2019
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by Chris Sorensen

Tyson Foods, Inc. of Rogers, Arkansas, is recalling nearly 35 tons of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips that may have been contaminated with pieces of metal. The recall comes after two people complained to the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service.

The chicken strips were produced November 30, 2018, and have establishment number "P-7221" on the package. Packages also include "Best if used by Nov 30 2019" on the label. The products were distributed across the country for sale directly to consumers, as well as institutional use in Michigan and Washington.

Products subject to the recall include

  • 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen "Tyson FULLY COOKED BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT AND BUFFALO STYLE SAUCE" with "BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019," case codes 3348CNQ0317 and 3348CNQ0318, and individual bag time stamps from 17:00 through 18:59 hours (inclusive).
  • 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen "Tyson FULLY COOKED CRISPY CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT" with "BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019," case codes 3348CNQ0419, 3348CNQ0420, 3348CNQ0421, and 3348CNQ0422, and individual bag time stamps from 19:00 through 22:59 hours (inclusive).
  • 20-lb. cases of frozen "SPARE TIME FULLY COOKED, BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT AND BUFFALO STYLE SAUCE" with "BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019," and case code 3348CNQ03.

People with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Foods Consumer Relations at 866-886-8456.

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