Tyson Foods Chicken Fritter Recall [US]


Tyson Foods Chicken Fritter Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Tyson Foods, Inc., a New Holland, Pennsylvania establishment, recalls an estimated 190,757 pounds of ready-to-eat Chicken Fritter products due to suspected plastic 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/seHr30oUj4l

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2019/recall-066-2019-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Chicken Fritter frozen ready-to-eat Chicken Fritter product were produced on February 28, 2019.are subject to this recall:

  • Fully Cooked, Whole Grain Golden Crispy Chicken Chunk Fritters-CN, sold in 32.81-pound cases containing four 8.2-pound bags with a case code of 0599NHL02

==> 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 wholesale presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Chicken Fritter products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the Chicken products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-1325” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The recalled items were shipped to institutional foodservice locations nationwide and were not packaged for retail sale.

FSIS was notified of the problem on June 5, 2019, when Tyson Foods, Inc. advised FSIS of three consumer complaints from schools of foreign material in the Breaded Chicken Fritter product. Tyson Foods, Inc. distributed the product to institutions, including schools. While the product was distributed to schools, it resulted from a commercial sale and was not part of food provided by the USDA for the National School Lunch Program. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Breaded Chicken Fritter identified above.

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 Fritter 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 ingestion and/or internal laceration.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Breaded Chicken Fritter, please search for “Breaded Chicken Fritter” or more generically, “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 at 1-888-747-7611. Members of the working press/media with questions about the recall can contact Worth Sparkman, Public Relations and Corporate Affairs, at 1-479-290-6358.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Plastic Fragment contamination, please search for “plastic” 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-066-2019
Recalls Direct RIN: 11598-2019
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