The chicken nuggets may be contaminated with "foreign matter," likely bits of plastic from a scraper inside a blending machine. There has been one minor mouth injury associated with the recall.
The recall includes 75,000 pounds of Tyson frozen chicken nuggets. The recalled frozen, fully-cooked Tyson chicken nuggets are packaged in 5-pound bags with the following identifiers:
UPC: 0-23700-02178 6 or 300-23700-02178
Manufacturer's Code: 0264SDL0315 through 0319 or 0474SDL0311 through 0314
Best By Date: Jan 26, 2015 or Feb 16, 2015
The recall also includes 40 cases of Spare Tire brand fully-cooked nugget-shaped chicken breast pattie fritters with rib meat, known as Item # 16142-861 and sold in 20-pound bulk cases.
The 5-pound bags of frozen chicken nuggets were sold at Sam's Club locations nationwide. The cases of Spare Tire brand nugget-shaped chicken breast pattie fritters were sold to a single institutional customer in Indiana and at the Tyson Foods company store in Lowell, Ark.
What To Do:
Discard the product, cut the UPC and date code from the back of the bag, and mail it to Tyson Foods for a refund. For more information, call Tyson Foods Consumer Services at (866) 328-3156.
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