Tyson Foods,Inc., headquartered in Berryville, Arkansas, is currently conducting a recall of approximately 29,819 pounds of fully cooked, breaded, shaped chicken patty products due to potential contamination with extraneous materials, specifically metal pieces.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) made this announcement.
The frozen chicken patties in question were produced on September 5, 2023. The following product is subject to recall:
- 29-oz. Plastic bag packages labeled as “Tyson Fully COOKED FUN Chunks BREADED Molded CHICKEN PATTIES” with a Best If Used By date of SEP 04, 2024, and bearing the following part codes: 2483BRV0207, 2483BRV0208, 2483BRV0209, and 2483BRV0210.
The recalled product is marked with establishment number “P-7211,” located on the back of the package. These items were distributed to retailers in the states of Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin for further distribution at the retail level.
The issue came to light after Tyson Foods informed FSIS about consumer complaints regarding the presence of small metal pieces in the chicken patty product. So far, one minor oral injury has been reported in connection with the consumption of this product.
However, there have been no additional reports of injury or illness resulting from the consumption of these products. Individuals concerned about an injury or illness are advised to seek medical attention.
FSIS is concerned that some of these products may be in consumers’ freezers. Therefore, consumers who have purchased these products are strongly urged not to consume them. It’s essential to prioritize safety and adhere to the recall guidance provided by Tyson Foods and the FSIS.