Poultry & Meat

Metal Contamination Case Prompts Recall of Tyson Foods Fun Nuggets

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The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that Springdale, Arkansas, USA-headquartered Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 29,819 pounds of fully cooked, breaded, shaped chicken patties that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal pieces. Produced on September 5, the frozen products were packed in 29-oz. plastic bags imprinted with a “Best If Used By date” of Sept. 04, 2024; lot codes 2483BRV0207, 2483BRV0208, 2483BRV0209 and 2483BRV0210; and establishment number P-7211.

The dinosaur-shaped Fun Nuggets were shipped to retail distributors in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Consumer complaints about small metal pieces in the chicken nuggets triggered the recall. There has been one reported minor oral injury associated with consumption of the product. FSIS has received no notification of injury or illness from consumption of the product.

Persons who have purchased the Fun Nuggets are urged not to consume them.They should be thrown away or returned to the retail store for a refund. More information about the recall is available by calling Tyson at +1 855-382-3101.