Sedalia, Missouri – January 29, 2019 – Tyson Foods, Inc. announced today a voluntary recall of 5-pound bags of Tyson® Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets that were sold at club stores nationwide.
A small number of consumers contacted the company to say they had found small pieces of soft, blue rubber in the nuggets, prompting the company to issue the recall. Though the pieces have been found in a very small number of packages, no injuries have been reported with this recall; however, out of an abundance of caution, the company is recalling 36,420 pounds of product.
Consumers should know that the product was shipped to club store distribution centers in Arizona, California, Illinois, New Jersey and Utah.
The recall includes 5-pound bags of Tyson® Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets purchased since November 26, 2018, with the following information:
• UPC: 0 23700 03558 5
• Lots feature “best if used by” dates of November 26, 2019
• Case codes 3308SDL03 with time stamps of 23:00 to 01:59
• Establishment “P13556”
Consumers who have purchased any of the affected items, you should discard the product, cut the UPC and date code from the back of the packaging and mail it to the following address for a full refund:
Tyson Foods Consumer Relations
P.O. Box 219
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Consumers with questions should call the special toll-free line at 1-888-747-7611. Customer service representatives will be available Monday through Friday 7am – 6pm CST. News media and health department officials who have questions should contact Worth Sparkman at 479-290-6358.