The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service recently announced a recall for 39,078 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patties made by Tyson Foods Inc. due to potential contamination with “extraneous materials.” Representatives from Tyson did not immediately return Red Tricycle’s request for comment.
If you have this product in your kitchen, read on for more important information on the recall.
Recalled Product Description: Weaver Frozen Chicken Patties
The recalled product includes 26-ounce bags of Weaver Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat with a best if used by date of Jan. 31, 2020. The products were produced on Jan. 31, 2019 and bear the establishment number P-13456.
Why the Chicken Patties Were Recalled
The patties were recalled after consumers reported finding extraneous material in the product. According to a press release, “Even though these reports are limited, out of an abundance of caution, Tyson Foods is recalling the product. Tyson Foods has received no reports of injuries or illnesses associated with the potentially affected product.”
How to Tell If Your Chicken Was Recalled
Along with the establishment number (P-13456), look for the lots codes 0319PBF0617, 0319PBF0618, 0319PBF0619, 0319PBF0620, 0319PBF0621, 0319PBF0622, 0319PBF0623, or 0319PBF0600 on the label. The recalled products were shipped to distribution centers in Missouri, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.
What Consumers Can Do
If you have the recalled product don’t eat it. Throw the chicken away or return it to the place of purchase. Consumers can call the Tyson Foods’ Consumer Relations hotline at 855-382-3101.
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