Tyson Recalls Chicken Nuggets

Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 37-thousand pounds of prepackaged chicken nuggets. 

In a new official statement, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service says the product may be contaminated with rubber.

Health Risk: HIGH

The problem was discovered when the establishment received consumer complaints of extraneous material in purchased Panko Chicken Nugget products. The Department's Food Service Inspection Service (FSIS) was notified on Jan. 29, 2019.

The recalled products are the five pound bags of Tyson White Meat Panko Chicken Nuggets with a "BEST IF USED BY" date of "NOV 26 2019."

They have a case code "3308SDL03" and time stamps 23:00 through 01:59.

The products also have an establishment number "P-13556" inside the USDA mark of inspection, and were shipped to outlets nationwide.

There have been no confirmed cases of illness or adverse reactions to the affected product. The nuggets should be thrown out or returned to your place of purchase.

They also advise:

"Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov . The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem ."

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