(WDBJ7) Now, nearly 12 million pounds of Tyson frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips are recalled immediately due to warnings they may include metal pieces. Six complaints, resulting in 3 oral injuries, have been documented according to CBS News.
11.8 million pound number affects packages with "number" P-7221 "on the back of the product package and a" use for "date October 1, 2019 to March 7, 2020."
Please note, these are not limited to packages under the "Tyson" name, but also include other brands in their product line. Tyson has released a list that can be reached by clicking here
Original Announcement (4/22/19): Tyson Foods recalls more than 69,000 pounds (31,297 kg) of frozen, ready-made chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal.
The United States Department of Agriculture said on Thursday that the products were produced on November 30, 2018, and is the best if used on the date of November 30, 2019. The products have the entry number "P-7221" on the back of the packages.
The USDA says it received two complaints about the metal, but there are no confirmed reports that anyone is being harmed.
USDA is concerned that the products may still be in freezers. Consumers should throw out the packages or return them to the place of purchase.
The recall comes after Tyson in January recalled some chicken nibbles because customers said they found parts of "soft, blue rubber" inside.