Tyson & Spare Time Chicken Strip Recall Expands [US]


Tyson Frozen Chicken Strip Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Tyson Foods, Inc., a Rogers, Arkansas establishment, expands its existing recall for an estimated 69,093 pounds of Tyson & Tyson and Spare Time branded Frozen, Ready-To-Eat Chicken Strip products to include an additional estimated 11,829,517 pounds of Best Choice, Food Lion, Giant Eagle, Giant Premium, Great Value, Hannaford, Kirkwood, Meijer and Spare Time branded frozen, ready-to-eat Chicken Strip Products. The original recall was due to suspected metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

USDA: http://ht.ly/lYTP30oDvSo

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2019/recall-034-2019-exp-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Tyson and Spare Time branded products are subject to this recall:

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Chicken Strip products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-7221” on the back of the product package. These items were shipped to retail and Department of Defense locations nationwide, for institutional use nationwide and to the US Virgin Islands.

In general, 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, adulteration 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 small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Chicken products, 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle internal lacerations.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Chicken products, please search for “chicken” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Tyson Foods Consumer Relations toll-free at 1-866-886-8456 during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Members of the working press/media with questions about the recall can contact Worth Sparkman, Public Relations Manager at Tyson Foods, Inc., by e-mail at  Worth.Sparkman@Tyson.com or by phone at 1-479-290-6358.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Metal Fragment contamination, please search for “metal” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Tyson Foods, Inc., please search for “Tyson” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-034-2019 EXP
Recalls Direct RIN: 11430-2019
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==> You can also all the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-674-6854
Search for a recalled product on the USDA Web archive [external: new window opens]:
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