SEDALIA, Mo. — Tyson Foods, Inc. is recalling roughly 36,420 pounds of chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
According to an FSIS press release, the problem was discovered when the establishment received consumer complaints of extraneous material — specifically rubber — in purchased Panko Chicken Nugget products.
The products in question, according to the release, are five pound,. 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.
Although the FSIS is concerned that the product might be sitting in consumer’s freezers across the nation, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, and anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
The recall is considered a Class 1 recall, defined as a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
If you have purchased any of the now-recalled product, either throw the product away or return it to the place of purchase.