Tyson Frozen Popcorn Chicken Recall [US]


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US/Washington: Tyson Frozen Popcorn Chicken Recall [US]Tyson Foods recalls an estimated 1,148 pounds of Frozen Popcorn Chicken due to suspected hard plastic fragment contamination, a serious health and safety hazard. USDA: http://ht.ly/eAAr305h9IO

Direct link: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2016/recall-096-2016-release

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

  • 35 cases of 32.79-pound cases of Tyson Fully Cooked, Whole Grain Golden Crispy Popcorn Chicken, Chicken Pattie Fritters with a case code of “70368/928” on the upper right hand side of the label.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-1325” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a wholesale distributor in Illinois and further distributed to schools and food services in Missouri and Illinois.

The problem was discovered when the establishment received a consumer complaint from a school regarding foreign material, specifically hard plastic, found inside a bag of Tyson brand whole grain popcorn chicken product.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the USDA, Tyson Foods has recalled approximately 1,148 pounds of Frozen Popcorn Chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard plastic.

If plastic 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.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure pets and small children can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Popcorn Chicken, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. 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 Christina Self, food service consumer representative, at 1-866-886-8456.

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Additional information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-096-2016
Recalls Direct RIN: 7734-2016
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