Tyson Foods has recalled 69,093 pounds of frozen chicken strips after two people reported finding pieces of metal in the product, said the Federal Department of Agriculture this week.
It was the second time this year that the company had recalled some of its products.
Tyson said in a statement on his website that it was in the process of recall "out of great caution."
"We are continuing to investigate, but currently believe it is an isolated material," said Gary Mickelson, a Tyson spokesman on Friday.
The Ministry of Agriculture said no one had reported getting sick of the products. is concerned about injury or illness, should contact a health care professional, "said the department in a statement.
The objects that were recalled were all manufactured at the same factory in Rogers, Ark., November 30, 2018. They include 65,313 pounds of Tyson's full-bodied Buffalo-style chicken strips and fully cooked crispy chicken strips, sold to dealers in 25-ounce bags.Tyson also recalled 3,780 pounds of "Spare Time" branded Buffalo-style chicken breast strip sold to dealers and correction plants in 20 pound boxes.
All the relevant packages have a "P7221" establishment code and a "use for" date November 30, 2019. They were sent to distribution centers in 25 states, including Arkansas, Connecticut, New York and Texas. The complete list of stores that received the products will be posted on the website for Food Inspection and Inspection Service when available.
Customers who can have recalled products in the freezer should not consume them. "These products should be thrown or returned to the place of purchase," said the department. They can also call Tyson's Consumer Department at 866-886-8456.
In January, the company recalled 36,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after pieces of "soft blue rubber" were found in the food. In that case, Tyson said that the rubber came from a portion of the seal on an equipment used to produce nuggets.
Perdue, another major meat supplier, recalled 16,000 pounds of his chicken dresses in January due to misbranding and undeclared allergens