WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tyson Foods, Inc, is recalling nearly 12 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday.
The frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip items were produced on various dates from Oct. 1, 2018 through March 8, 2019 and have “Use By Dates” of Oct. 1, 2019 through March 7, 2020. The items are packaged under Tyson, Best Choice, Giant Eagle, Publix, Premium, Kirkwood, Meijer, Food Lion, Hannaford, Great Value and S. E. Grocers brand names. Items are listed as Chicken Strips or Fritters, in Crispy, Buffalo, or Honey Bar-B-Q flavor.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-7221” on the back of the product package. These items were shipped to retail and Department of Defense locations nationwide, for institutional use nationwide and to the U.S. Virgin Islands.