Tyson’s Frozen Chicken Nuggets Recall: What You Need to Know Now
If you’ve purchased Tyson Fully Cooked Fun Nuggets Breaded Shaped Chicken Patties, check your freezer. Tyson has recalled approximately 29,819 pounds of fully cooked, breaded, shaped chicken patty products. This product has been recalled due to food safety concerns. This news has caused concern among many parents and chicken nugget enthusiasts. While the recall is certainly alarming, it is important to understand why it was recalled and what steps are being taken to prevent it from happening again.
According to the company, the contamination was a result of a malfunctioning machine in the production line. The company immediately launched an investigation and issued the voluntary recall as a precautionary measure. Thankfully, there have been no reports of injury or illness related to the recalled nuggets.
If you have purchased the affected chicken nuggets, the company advises you to not consume them and instead return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund. It is also recommended that you check your freezer to ensure that you do not have any of the affected product.
While it is certainly alarming to hear news of a product recall, rest assured that the company is taking swift action to address the issue and prevent it from happening again in the future. In the meantime, it is important to stay informed and follow all recommended steps to ensure your safety and the safety of those around you.
What is a Recall?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States are the departments responsible for investigating potential problems with food safety. Of course, from their investigations, they may issue warnings to the public. In other words, a Recall by the FDA or CDC means that the product in question is not safe for the specified reason. Additionally, guidelines and instructions are given for each recall, based on the specific threat. For example, they may warn that consumers should not consume the product. Or, they may suggest that the company responsible is willing to refund the purchase price.
Why is There a Recall on Chicken Nuggets?
This recall on Tyson Frozen Chicken Nuggets is due to foreign material, namely, small metal pieces found in the product.
Which Product(s) are Included in this Recall?
- 29-oz. Plastic bag packages containing “Tyson FULLY COOKED FUN NUGGETS BREADED SHAPED CHICKEN PATTIES” with a Best If Used By date of SEP 04, 2024, and lot codes 2483BRV0207, 2483BRV0208, 2483BRV0209 and 2483BRV0210.
The only Tyson Product that is included in this recall is the 29 oz plastic packages containing Tyson Fully Cooked Fun Nuggets Breaded Shaped Product with the Best if Used Date of September 4, 2024. No other Tyson product is included in this recall.
Where Was the Recalled Product Sold?
The product was shipped to distributors in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin for further distribution to the retail level.
What Should You Do?
Do not eat this product. If you have this product in your freezer, throw it away or return it to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.
There has been only one reported minor oral injury associated with the consumption of this product so far. If you are concerned about an injury or illness, possibly caused by consuming this product, then you should contact a healthcare provider.