Perdue Recalls Over 68,000 lbs Chicken Nuggets Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

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Perdue Recall January 2019

Perdue Recall January 2019 –

Perdue Foods LLC has recalled 68,244 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nugget products. The US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Services believes it is contaminated with wood.

Details of the Perdue Recall

Perdue Recall january 2019

The ready to eat chicken nuggets were produced on 10/25/18. The following are subject to the recall:

  • 22-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “PERDUE SimplySmart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST NUGGETS GLUTEN FREE” with “Best By: Date 10/25/19” and UPC Bar Code “72745-80656” represented on the label.

The product has establishment number P-33944 on the label and were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered by 3 consumers that found wood int he product as well as through the FSIS complain montitoring system. There have been no confirmed reports of injury or adverse reactions.

What to Do

FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Perdue Consumer Care at (877) 727-3447. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Andrea Staub, Sr. Vice President, Perdue Foods, LLC, at (410) 341-2755.

You can view the full press release from Perdue here

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