About 30,000 kilos of dinosaur-shaped frozen hen nuggets are being recalled after shoppers reported discovering steel items within the product, U.S. meals security officers stated.
The merchandise topic to the recall are 29-ounce plastic packages of the Tyson Meals’ “absolutely cooked Enjoyable Nuggets breaded formed hen patties.”
“A restricted variety of shoppers have reported they discovered small, pliable steel items within the product,” Tyson stated in a information launch in regards to the voluntary recall issued Saturday.
The U.S. Division of Agriculture’s Meals Security and Inspection Service confirmed on Saturday that it was notified by the corporate after discovering the issue.
One minor oral harm after the consumption of the product was reported, the USDA stated. The company has obtained no different reviews of harm or sickness.
The USDA is advising shoppers to throw away or return the frozen hen patties merchandise that have been produced on Sept. 5, 2023 with a “finest if utilized by” date of Sept. 4, 2024.
The affected lot codes are 2483BRV0207, 2483BRV0208, 2483BRV0209 and 2483BRV0210, and carry institution quantity P-7211 on the again of the packages.
The product was shipped to distributors in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin for additional distribution to the retail degree, the USDA stated.
In 2019, Tyson recalled greater than 36,000 kilos of hen nuggets due to attainable rubber contamination. Rubber particles had made their means into the hen after a bit of kit used to supply nuggets had damaged off, the corporate advised The New York Instances.
Tyson additionally recalled greater than 75,000 kilos of frozen hen nuggets in 2014 after shoppers complained that they discovered small items of plastic of their meals.