52,000 lbs. of Tyson, Perdue chicken nuggets recalled

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WFLA) – You might want to check your fridge and freezer after two brands of chicken nuggets were recalled.

Tyson Foods has recalled 36,420 pounds of chicken nuggets with panko breading that may be contaminated with extra materials, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The problem was discovered when Tyson Foods received customer complaints about extraneous material in chicken nuggets. The panko chicken nugget items were produced on Nov. 26, 2018. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 5-lb. plastic packages of “Tyson WHITE MEAT PANKO CHICKEN NUGGETS” with a “BEST IF USED BY” date of “NOV 26 2019,” case code “3308SDL03” and time stamps 23:00 through 01:59 (inclusive).
  • The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-13556” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.      

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Perdue Foods has recalled 16,011 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nuggets due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The problem was discovered when a retail store notified the company of an incorrect label. Perdue Foods investigated and determined that the incorrect back label was applied to the product. The RTE chicken nugget items were produced on Jan. 10, 2019. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 12-oz. packages of “PERDUE Fun Shapes Chicken Breast Nuggets” with a “USE BY” date of “MAR 11 2019” and lot codes 17009010 – 19009010.
  • The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-369” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

These items were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut; Delaware; Washington, DC; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; New Jersey; New York; Ohio; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; Vermont; Virginia; and West Virginia.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

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