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Tyson Foods Voluntarily Recalls Foodservice Chicken Products

Product may contain undeclared milk allergen, products not sold in stores

Springdale, Ark – June 9, 2017 – Tyson Foods, Inc. is executing a voluntary recall of 82,760 cases of chicken products after being notified by a supplier that ingredients supplied to Tyson Foods may contain undeclared milk, a known allergen. These ingredients were used in production of select Tyson Foods foodservice products listed below. The recall is limited to foodservice customers, and affected products are not available for purchase in retail stores.


Product Name Product Code Lot Code
Tyson Fully Cooked, Whole Grain Strip-Shaped Chicken Pattie Fritters 003859-0928 2536NHL02, 2796NHL03, 2886NHL03, 2896NHL02, 3146NHL02, 3456NHL02, 3656NHL02, 0147NHL02
Tyson Fully Cooked, Whole Grain Chicken Pattie Fritters-CN 003857-0928 3176NHL03
Tyson Fully Cooked Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Patties 016477-0928 2546NHL03, 2606NHL03, 2676NHL03, 2746NHL03, 2806NHL03
Tyson Fully Cooked Whole Grain Chunk-Shaped Breaded Chicken Patties 16478-0928 2606NHL02, 2726NHL03, 2806NHL02
Tyson Fully Cooked Breaded Chicken Patties-CN 005778-0928 2586NHL02, 2636NHL02, 2776NHL02
Tyson Whole Grain Crispy Fritter - CN 070364-0928 2306NHL02
Spare Time Fully Cooked Chicken Pattie Fritters 016477-0861 2606NHL03, 2806NHL03
Spare Time Fully Cooked Chicken Pattie Fritters 005778-0861 2776NHL02

Tyson Foods has received no reports of illnesses associated with the affected product, which were produced between August 2016 – January 2017. It is unlikely that this product is currently in distribution.

Tyson Foods has identified and is working with affected foodservice customers to retrieve and/or remove all recalled products shipped to thirty states.

Consumers with questions may call the Tyson Foods Consumer Relations department at 866-328-3156 or email News media and health department officials who have questions should contact Caroline Ahn at 312-614-6047.

About Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN), with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world’s largest food companies with leading brands such as Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Sara Lee®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells® and State Fair®. It’s a recognized market leader in chicken, beef and pork as well as prepared foods, including bacon, breakfast sausage, turkey, lunchmeat, hot dogs, pizza crusts and toppings, tortillas and desserts. The company supplies retail and foodservice customers throughout the United States and approximately 115 countries. Tyson Foods was founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson, whose family has continued to lead the business with his son, Don Tyson, guiding the company for many years and grandson, John H. Tyson, serving as the current chairman of the board of directors. The company currently has approximately 114,000 Team Members employed at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and around the world. Through its Core Values, Code of Conduct and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it.


Media Contact:

Caroline Ahn, 312-614-6047,