Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips due to metal pieces

It was found after the USDA food safety inspectors received two complaints from customers

Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips due to metal pieces

Author: Travis Pittman

Published: 12:43 AM EDT March 22, 2019

Updated: 2:17 AM EDT March 22, 2019

Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen chicken strips because they could be contaminated with metal pieces, the USDA announced Thursday. It was found after the USDA food safety inspectors received two complaints from customers.

The frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips were sold as:

  • 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “Tyson FULLY COOKED BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT AND BUFFALO STYLE SAUCE” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” case codes 3348CNQ0317 and 3348CNQ0318, and individual bag time stamps from 17:00 through 18:59 hours (inclusive).
  • 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “Tyson FULLY COOKED CRISPY CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” case codes 3348CNQ0419, 3348CNQ0420, 3348CNQ0421, and 3348CNQ0422, and individual bag time stamps from 19:00 through 22:59 hours (inclusive).
  • 20-lb. cases of frozen “SPARE TIME FULLY COOKED, BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT AND BUFFALO STYLE SAUCE” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” and case code 3348CNQ03.

There have been no confirmed reports of "adverse reactions" due to the recalled products, the USDA said.

Consumers are urged to throw the food away or return it to the store.

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