Published: Sun, June 10, 2018
Finance | By Claude Patterson

Tyson recalls breaded chicken over plastic contamination

Tyson recalls breaded chicken over plastic contamination

Ther have not been any confirmed reports of adverse reactions from anyone eating the contaminated chicken.

Tyson Foods told federal officials on Friday that their breading supplier was recalling the breading ingredients due to possible foreign material contamination. The department warned that the alleged contaminated products have the number "P-746" on the package.

The products being recalled were not available for purchase in retail stores. Tyson Foods said Monday, March 6, 2017, a strain of bird flu sickened chickens at a poultry breeder that supplies it.

The specific products being recalled are labeled "Uncooked, Breaded, Original Chicken Tenderloins", and would have been sold in 12-pound boxes containing several 3-pound plastic bags of chicken. Anyone who is concerned about injury or illness is advised to contact a healthcare provider. The USDA says some of the chicken could be stored at food service institutions, as opposed to homes.

Tyson Foods recalling thousands of frozen breaded chicken products. These products should be thrown away.

This is not the first time such a recall took place for Tyson Foods. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.

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