Nov 5, 2023 - Economy

Tyson recalls nearly 30,000 pounds of chicken nuggets

Box of Tyson chicken nuggets

Tyson Foods recalled nearly 30,000 pounds of chicken nuggets on Nov. 4. Photo: Bill Hogan/Getty Images

Tyson Foods recalled frozen dino-shaped "fun nuggets" after some consumers reported finding small metal pieces in the chicken.

Driving the news: The voluntary recall announced Saturday affects about 29,819 pounds of the product, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said.

  • The contaminated products, sold in 29-ounce packages, were produced Sept. 5, with a label that says "fully cooked fun nuggets, breaded shaped chicken patties."

Threat level: One minor oral injury has been reported.

  • The bags were sold in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin, per the USDA.
  • No other Tyson products are affected, the company said.

What's next: Consumers who purchased the frozen chicken are advised not to consume it.

  • They should cut the UPC and date code from the packaging and call or text 1-855-382-3101, Tyson said.

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