More than 3,000 pounds of Tyson chicken products recalled

Posted at 3:10 PM, Jun 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-10 17:10:53-04

More than 3,000 pounds of Tyson brand frozen breaded chicken tenderloins are being recalled due to the possible contamination with foreign materials.

Tyson Foods Inc., of North Little Rock, Ark., is recalling approximately 3,120 pounds of frozen breaded chicken products. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)  department says the chicken products could be contaminated with blue and clear soft plastic.

The recall was announced Friday. According to the USDA, the frozen, uncooked chicken tenders were produced on May, 17. The contaminated product is in a 12-lb box containing 3-lb plastic bags of "uncooked, breaded, original chicken tenderloins," with the code 1378NLR02.

The recalled products have establishment number ‘P-7426’ on the package, says the USDA. The items were shipped to food service establishments throughout the country, however the affected products are not available for purchase in stores.

According to a release, there have been no reports of any illnesses due to the consumption of the contaminated products. FSIS says it is concerned that some products may be frozen at food establishments to be served to the public. 

All food service institutions who have purchased these products are urged not to serve them and to throw them away.

Consumers with questions about the recall are asked to contact the Tyson Foods Inc. call center at (888) 747-7611. 

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