Tyson Foods Recalls Chicken Nuggets That May Contain Rubber
Tyson Foods, Inc. has issued a recall on some of their packaged chicken nuggets, after customers found pieces of rubber in them.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture's website, the recall pertains to 5 pound plastic packages of 'Tyson White Meat Panko Chicken Nuggets,' with a 'Best if used by' date of November 26, 2019. The case code is 3308SDL03 and time stamps 23:00 through )1:59 (inclusive). They also have the establishment number 'P-13556' inside the USDA mark of inspection. These nuggets were shipped out for retail sale nationwide.
Company officials say Tyson received complaints from customers of extraneous material in the Panko Chicken Nugget products, specifically pieces of soft, blue rubber. So far, there haven't been any reports of injury or illness. But anyone concerned about contamination should contact a healthcare provider.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service is asking that people check their freezers for packages of these nuggets. If they find any that fall within the recall, the packages should either be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Questions can be directed to the Tyson Consumer Relations Department at 1-888-747-7611. Find more information on the USDA website.