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Ivy Jacobson
Associate Editor, The Knot

Recall Alert! Tyson Frozen Chicken Nuggets

PUBLISHED ON 04/07/2014

Tyson Foods, Inc. , has voluntarily recalled over 75,000 pounds of frozen white meat chicken nuggets in 5 pound bags that were sold at Sam's Club stores nationwide due to small pieces of plastic found in the nuggets.

Here’s what you need to know about the recall:

The recalled frozen, fully-cooked Tyson chicken nuggets are packaged in 5-pound bags and are labeled as "Tyson Fully Cooked White Meat Chicken Nuggets."

UPC:  0-23700-02178 6 or 300-23700-02178 Manufacturer's Code:  0264SDL0315 through 0319 or 0474SDL0311 through 0314 Best By Date:  Jan 26, 2015 or Feb 16, 2015

The recall also includes 40 cases of Spare Tire brand fully-cooked nugget-shaped chicken breast pattie fritters with rib meat, with case codes labeled  Item # 16142-861 and sold in 20-pound bulk cases.

The chicken nuggets were probably contaminated with "foreign matter" from a scraper inside a blending machine. Tyson stated that the affected product lots were produced during two days on a single line at one of the company’s 40 chicken production facilities. Unfortunately, there has been one minor mouth injury associated with the recall.

Products sold in smaller packages or at any other retailer are not affected by this recall.

What to do if you own any of the recalled products:

Discard the product, cut the UPC and date code from the back of the bag, and mail it to Tyson Foods for a full refund.

Tyson Foods – CP631 P.O. Box 2020 Springdale, AR 72765-9989

For more information, call Tyson Foods Consumer Services at (866) 328-3156.

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PHOTO: Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturer