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Tyson Recalls 12 Million Pounds OF Frozen Chicken Strips Over Metal Fears

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Tyson Recalls 12 Million Pounds OF Frozen Chicken Strips Over Metal Fears


Tyson Foods Inc. issued a nationwide recall for nearly 12 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products over concerns that some might be contaminated with pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday.

Almost 6 people have complained after finding pieces bits of metal in the products, with 3 enduring wounds to their mouths.Previously, Tyson Foods recalled about 36,000 pounds of chicken nuggets in January over rubber contamination fears.

The recall includes frozen chicken with "use by" dates of Oct. 1, 2019 through March 7, 2020. Consumers are urged to either throw away, or return products that are under the recall.

As per NBC, this recall is categorized as a Class I recall, the most urgent, which states that "there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death".

  1. Tyson fully cooked crispy chicken strips in 25-ounce and 40-ounce bags
  2. Tyson fully cooked Buffalo-style chicken strips in 25-ounce and 40-ounce bags
  3. Tyson fully cooked honey BBQ flavored chicken strips in 25-ounce bags
  4. Best Choice Buffalo-style chicken strips in 20-ounce bags
  5. Great Value fully cooked chicken strips in 25-ounce bags
  6. Food Lion crispy chicken strips in 25-ounce bags
"Consumers expect that the food they eat is safe. In their best interest and in an abundance of caution we're taking quick and decisive action to expand this recall," said Barbara Masters from Tyson Foods.

Cover Image : Central Texas Food Bank

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