Tyson recalls some ready-to-eat chicken due to possible foreign matter contamination

Published: Jun. 8, 2019 at 2:33 PM CDT
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Tyson Foods, Inc. recalled approximately 190,757 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products because they may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically hard plastic.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall Friday.

The frozen meat products were produced in February earlier this year. To see the affected product labels,


The recalled items were shipped to institutional foodservice locations nationwide and were not packaged for retail sale.

FSIS learned of the problem on Wednesday, June 5 when Tyson Foods, Inc. advised the FSIS of three complaints from schools.

The specified chicken included in the recall was not a part of food provided by the USDA for the National School Lunch Program.

There are currently no reports of injuries or reactions due to the consumption of the affected products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Foods Consumer Relations at (888) 747-7611.