Tyson recalls frozen chicken over possible plastic contamination

Consumer Reports

(KRON) – Tyson Foods Inc. has recalled around 3,120 pounds of frozen breaded chicken products that may contaminated with plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday.

Officials say the frozen, uncooked and breaded chicken tenderloins were produced on May 17, 2018 and may be contaminated with blue and clear soft plastic. 

The following products are recalled:

  • 12 lb. box of 3-lb. plastic bags of “UNCOOKED, BREADED ORIGINAL CHICKEN TENDERLOINS,” with a lot code of 1378NLR02.

The recalled products bear establishment number “P-746” on the package and were shipped nationwide.

The problem was discovered Friday when Tyson Foods notified FSIS that their breading supplier was recalling the breading ingredients.

There have been no confirmed reports of injuries.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Foods Inc. call center at 888-747-7611.

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