#Roommates, gon’ head and check those freezers! #Tyson Foods recently announced that it is recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen chicken strips that may have been contaminated with pieces of metal.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the ready-to-eat chicken strips in question were produced on Nov. 30 and shipped nationwide.
So if you know you copped a few bags that have been sitting in the freezer for a lil while, err on the side of caution and throw them out.
According to the USDA, Tyson is recalling several of its chicken strip products including: the plastic bag packages of the buffalo style chicken strips with the buffalo style sauce and their crispy chicken strips.
This is the USDA’s official recall notice:
The following products are subject to recall:
- 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “Tyson FULLY COOKED BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT AND BUFFALO STYLE SAUCE” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” case codes 3348CNQ0317 and 3348CNQ0318, and individual bag time stamps from 17:00 through 18:59 hours (inclusive).
- 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “Tyson FULLY COOKED CRISPY CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” case codes 3348CNQ0419, 3348CNQ0420, 3348CNQ0421, and 3348CNQ0422, and individual bag time stamps from 19:00 through 22:59 hours (inclusive).
- 20-lb. cases of frozen “SPARE TIME FULLY COOKED, BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT AND BUFFALO STYLE SAUCE” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” and case code 3348CNQ03.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-7221” on the back of the product package. For product clarification, the last two digits of the product case codes correspond to the hour produced and will match the first two numbers of the time stamp (as depicted on the label). These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide and for institutional use in locations in Michigan and Washington.
According to the USDA, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. “Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.”