Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 133,000 pounds of the fully cooked chicken nugget products. The U.S.D.A.’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said the chicken nuggets may be contaminated with hard plastic.

The fully cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets items were produced on July 18, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: See Labels Here

  • 5-lb. bags containing “Tyson FULLY COOKED PANKO CHICKEN NUGGETS” with a “Best If Used By” date of July 18, 2017 and case code 2006SDL03 and 2006SDL33.
  • 20-lb. bulk packages containing “SPARE TIME Fully Cooked, Panko Chicken Nuggets, Nugget Shaped Chicken Breast Pattie Fritters With Rib Meat” with a production date of July 18, 2016 and case code 2006SDL03.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 13556” printed adjacent to the “Best If Used By” date on the back of the package. The 20-pound cases were shipped for institutional use in Pennsylvania and the five-pound bags were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

According to Tyson Foods, the plastic may have come from a hard plastic rod used to connect a plastic transfer belt.

Questions about the recall, contact Tyson Foods Consumer Relations at (866) 328-3156.


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