Tyson recalls frozen chicken strips after people found metal in them

This is the second recall for Tyson in the past two months.
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One of the recalled products.

One of the recalled products.

Tyson is recalling 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because there might be pieces of metal in them.

The recall, announced early Friday, affects three specific products:

  • 25-oz. bags of Tyson Buffalo Style Chicken Strips, Fully Cooked - UPC 023700014092
  • 25-oz. bags of Tyson Fully Cooked Crispy Chicken Strips-Chicken Breast Strip Fritterswith Rib Meat - UPC 023700014108
  • 20-pound boxes of Spare Time Fully Cooked Buffalo Style Chicken Strips, Chicken Breast Strip Fritters with Rib Meat & Sauce - UPC 00031400076746

All have the establishment number "P-7221" on the back of the packaging, and have a "best if used by" date of Nov. 30, 2019.

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service says it is "concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers." If you have any the recalled products, Tyson says to cut the UPC and date code from the packaging, throw the chicken strips away, and call 1-866-886-8456.

The products were distributed in 25 different states, including Minnesota, and sold at various retailers.

Another of the recalled products.

Another of the recalled products.

The USDA found out about the issue when two consumers reported finding pieces of metal in their chicken strips. Nobody was injured, but the USDA is classifying this as a Class I recall, meaning there is a "reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death."

This is the second big recall from Tyson in the past couple of months.

At the end of January, the company recalled more than 36,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they'd discovered rubber in some of them.

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