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Tyson Recalls Chicken Nuggets Due To Possible Contamination By Metal Pieces

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Tyson has recalled Fully Cooked Fun Nuggets Breaded Shaped Chicken Patties” with a best if used by date of SEP 04, 2024, due to possible contamination by metal pieces, the USDA has announced.

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 29,819 pounds of fully cooked, breaded, shaped chicken patty product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal pieces, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.

The frozen chicken patties were produced Sept. 5, 2023. The 29 ounce plastic bags are labeled “Tyson FULLY COOKED FUN NUGGETS BREADED SHAPED CHICKEN PATTIES” with a Best If Used By date of SEP 04, 2024, and lot codes 2483BRV0207, 2483BRV0208, 2483BRV0209 and 2483BRV0210.
The establishment number “P-7211” can be located on the back on the package. The product was shipped to distributors in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin for further distribution to the retail level.

The problem was discovered after the firm notified the federal government that it had received consumer complaints reporting small metal pieces in the chicken patty product, according to the USDA.

There has been one reported minor oral injury associated with consumption of this product. The USDA has received no additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

The government is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Consumer Relations at (855)-382-3101. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Laura Burns, Vice President of External Communications, Tyson Foods, Inc. at (479)-719-9890 or Laura.Burns2@Tyson.com.

Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 888-MPHotline (888-674-6854) or send a question via email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.

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