Applegate Farms Chicken Nugget Recall [US]

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US/Washington: Applegate Farms Chicken Nugget Recall [US]Perdue Foods LLC recalls approximately 4,530 pounds of Chicken Nugget Products, produced for and labeled as Applegate Farms due to possible plastic fragment contamination, a serious health and safety hazard. USDA:

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The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Chicken Nuggets are subject to this recall:

  • Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets, sold in 8-ounce boxed packages containing approximately 18 pieces with a best-before date of 09/27/2016. No UPC is listed with this recall.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s labeling and retail presentation.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-2617” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail distribution centers in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York and Texas.

The recalled was ordered after the establishment received consumer complaints of small, solid, clear plastic inside the Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets.

If plastic, glass or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Chicken Nuggets, please do not consume them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Applegate Consumer Relations at 1-866-587-5858.

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Additional information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-023-2016
Recalls Direct RIN: 6633-2016
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