Over 130,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets Recalled
If you’ve got some Tyson chicken nuggets hanging out in your freezer for a rainy day (or a drunken night), you’re going to want to go ahead and check the package: Tyson Foods announced in a press release yesterday that they are voluntarily recalling 132,520 pounds of products, mostly chicken nuggets, after customers found hard white pieces of plastic in their chicken nuggets.
The recall includes five-pound bags of Tyson Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets that were sold at Costco locations nationwide and a small number of 20-pound cases of Spare Time brand cooked nugget-shaped chicken breast pattie fritters with rib meat sold to a single wholesaler here in Pennsylvania.
The press release says the plastic pieces have only been found in a small number of packages, but they’re voluntarily recalling the packages to be extra cautious. The Panko Chicken nuggets included in the recall have the “best if used by” date of July 18, 2017. You can find the UPC, item numbers and case codes to look for here. If you find you have one of the recalled products, the company suggests you throw it away, stat.
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