WASHINGTON — Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling 75,320 pounds of frozen, fully-cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday and reported by Food Safety News.
The following products are subject to USDA recall:
Tyson received consumer complaints that small pieces of plastic were found in the products. The problem was traced to a product scraper inside a blending machine.
The company has received reports of minor oral injury associated with consumption of these products.
FSIS has received no additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness from consuming the recalled products should contact a healthcare provider.
Tyson Foods spokesman Dan Fogelman says anyone with a bag of the recalled product should discard it but also cut out the UPC and date code from the back of the bag, and mail it to the following address for a full refund:
Tyson Foods – CP631 P.O. Box 2020 Springdale, AR, 72765-9989.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Tyson Foods Consumer Services toll-free at (866)328-3156.