69,000 Pounds of Tyson Chicken Strips Recalled After Contamination

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(WTNH) — Approximately 69,093 pounds of Tyson Chicken Strips products have been recalled by the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service due to foreign matter contamination, specifically metal.

Two consumers complaints triggered the recall, however, according to the government agency, there have been no confirmed adverse reactions due to consumption of the product.

The frozen ready-to-eat chicken items were produced on November 30, 2018. 

The following products are part of the recall:

  • 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.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-7221” on the back of the product package. Labels can be viewed here. For product clarification, the last two digits of the product case codes correspond to the hour produced and will match the first two numbers of the time stamp (as depicted on the label). These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide and for institutional use in locations in Michigan and Washington.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Foods Consumer Relations at 1-866-886-8456.

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