Better check your freezer again; another food-related recall has been issued - this time for Tyson frozen chicken strips.  According to information released by the United States Department of Agriculture, the risk associated with this recall is the possibility that pieces of metal may be included in the chicken product.

The recall currently affects  69,093 pounds of the ready-to-eat chicken strip products.  All of the packages were produced on November 30, 2018 and have the  establishment number “P-7221” on the back of the product package.

The USDA has listed the specific for each of the recalled Tyson products:

  • 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “Tyson FULLY COOKED BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT AND BUFFALO STYLE SAUCE” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” case codes 3348CNQ0317 and 3348CNQ0318, and individual bag time stamps from 17:00 through 18:59 hours (inclusive).
  • 25-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “Tyson FULLY COOKED CRISPY CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” case codes 3348CNQ0419, 3348CNQ0420, 3348CNQ0421, and 3348CNQ0422, and individual bag time stamps from 19:00 through 22:59 hours (inclusive).
  • 20-lb. cases of frozen “SPARE TIME FULLY COOKED, BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN STRIPS CHICKEN BREAST STRIP FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT AND BUFFALO STYLE SAUCE” with “BEST IF USED BY NOV 30 2019,” and case code 3348CNQ03.

The recall was initiated due to two different complains about the products.  As of this point, there have been no injuries reported.

This new recall follows along a recent trend of increasing food-related product recalls. The USDA has issued new guidelines to try to prevent this. Click here to read more.