Tyson recalling 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tyson is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets.

There is a concern there may be hard plastic mixed into the nuggets.

The fully cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets items were produced on July 18, 2016.

The company received complaints of a ‘foreign material’ in the chicken.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them.

These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Foods’ Consumer Relations at (866) 328-3156.

5-lb. a bag 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 nationally.