An Arkansas-based company recalls more than 2 million pounds of poultry due to "foreign materials".
Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS) with the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. recalls about 2071 397 kilos of poultry because the products are possibly contaminated with metal, according to a news release.
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Poultry, produced from October 21, 2019 through November 4, 2019, was distributed in various states, namely Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania, according to FSIS.
"The problem was detected by Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. institutions undergoing further processing," said the officials, noting that no adverse reactions related to the recall have been reported so far.
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Some of the products concerned may be frozen and in "institutional freezers," FSIS said, adding that "institutions that have purchased these products are encouraged not to serve them These products should be discarded or returned to the point of purchase. "
A list of recalled poultry products can be found here.