Over 430,000 Pounds of Frozen Chicken Recalled
The pre-cooked, ready-to-eat meat is contaminated with pieces of metal.
After a consumer complaint July 27, 2018, Wayne Farms LLC of Decatur, Alabama has recalled approximately 438,960 pounds of frozen, fully-cooked chicken products.
The products may be contaminated with “extraneous materials,” specifically metal pieces, according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). This is a Class I Recall meaning it’s a health hazard situation with reasonable probability that use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
The ready-to-eat chicken products were produced on dates between July 4 and July 17, 2018 and have been shipped to distributors, restaurants, and processing locations nationwide. All products being recalled have the establishment number “P-20214” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
Here's more information about food recalls:
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- Why the FDA is Looking to Overhaul the Recall System
So far, no confirmed cases of adverse reactions or injury have been reported. Anyone concerned about possible illness or injury should reach out to a healthcare provider.
This article original appeared on Better Homes & Gardens