(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Complaints from consumers have led to a nationwide recall of Tyson Frozen Chicken Strips.
Customers said they found small pieces of metal in the strips.
As a precaution, Tyson is recalling 3 different products: 25-ounce bags of Crispy Chicken Strips Fritters’. 25-ounce bags of Buffalo Style Chicken Breast Strips and 20-pound cases of the Buffalo Style Strips that were sold to institutions. They all have a ‘Use By’ date of November 30th.
Tyson Foods, Inc., is voluntarily recalling approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products.
This includes 65,313 pounds of Tyson® Fully Cooked Buffalo Style Chicken Strips and Fully Cooked Crispy Chicken Strips sold to retailers in 25-ounce bags, and 3,780 pounds of Spare Time® branded Fully Cooked Buffalo Style Chicken Strips sold to retailers and correctional institutions in 20-pound boxes.
Two consumers reported they found fragments of metal in the products. Even though these reports involved only two packages, out of an abundance of caution, the company is recalling these products. Tyson Foods has received no reports of injuries or illnesses associated with the affected product.
The product was produced at one plant location on November 30, 2018. Each package bears the establishment code P7221 and a “use by” date of November 30, 2019. The following products are impacted:
Buffalo Style Chicken Strips, Fully Cooked
Fully Cooked Crispy Chicken Strips-Chicken Breast Strip Fritters
Fully Cooked Buffalo Style Chicken Strips, Chicken Breast Strip
Consumers who have purchased any of the affected items should cut the UPC and date code from the packaging, discard the product and call 1-866-886-8456.
These products were sent to distribution centers in the following states: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.