Monday , August 15 2022

Tyson remembers almost 12 million pounds of chicken frozen


Tyson Foods, recalls about 11,829,517 million pounds of chicken strip products frozen, ready to eat which could have been contaminated with pieces of metal.

The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced that the chicken strip items were frozen, ready to eat, produced on various dates from October 1, 2018 through March 8, 2019 and “Dates of Use By 1 October 2019 through March 7, 2020.


The products that can be called back bear the organization number “P-7221” on the back of the product package.

They were transported to retail locations and the Department of Defense throughout the country, for institutional use across the country and to the Virgin Islands.

The problem was discovered when FSIS received two consumer complaints about external material in the chicken strip products. FSIS is now aware of six weeds during this period including similar metal parts with three claiming oral injuries.

Anyone concerned about injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS is concerned that there may be some products in consumer freezers. Users who have purchased these products are encouraged not to use them. These products should be thrown or returned to the place of purchase.

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