Recall: Tyson Chicken Nugget Products
On 2019-01-29, the USDA announced that Tyson Foods is conducting a recall on Chicken Nugget Products due to possible contamination with foreign matter. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Tyson during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 38 food recalls due to potential contamination, including all nut butters, nut butters and more. Additionally, there have been 39 food recalls due to other health hazards as well as 23 drug and medical device recalls.
Company Contact Information:
Name: Tyson Foods
Phone: (479) 290-6358
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Chicken Nugget Products
Brand Name(s): Tyson
Reason for Recall: Foreign Matter Contamination
Official Recall Date: 2019-01-29
Additional information provided by the USDA.gov:
Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Nugget Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Class I Recall 009-2019
Health Risk: High Jan 29, 2019
Congressional and Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2019 - Tyson Foods, Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 36,420 pounds of chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The panko chicken nugget items were produced on Nov. 26, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:
The products subject to recall bear establishment number "P-13556" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered when the establishment received consumer complaints of extraneous material in purchased Panko Chicken Nugget products. FSIS was notified on Jan. 29, 2019.
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.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers' freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Consumer Relations at 1-888-747-7611. Members of the Media with questions about the recall can contact Worth Sparkman, Senior Communications Manager with Tyson Foods, Inc., at (479) 290-6358.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.
More information may be available at USDA.gov
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