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Tyson Foods recalls chicken nuggets

The USDA's Food and Safety Inspection Service has received reports of pieces of plastic in the nuggets. The USDA's Food and Safety Inspection Service has received reports of pieces of plastic in the nuggets.
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Tyson Foods is voluntarily recalling 75,320 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget products. 

The chicken nuggets could be contaminated with small pieces of plastic. The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall.

The following products are subject to USDA recall:

•    5-lb. bags of "Tyson Fully Cooked White Meat Chicken Nuggets – 16142-928" with a "Best if Used By" date of "Jan 26 2015" or Feb 16 2015." The manufacturer codes "0264SDL0315 through 19" and "0474SDL0311 through 14" can also be found on the bags. These products were produced Jan. 26, 2014 or Feb. 16, 2014 and shipped nationwide to one retail warehouse club chain.  

•    20-lb. bulk packs of "Spare Time Fully Cooked Nugget-Shaped Chicken Breast Pattie Fritters w/Rib Meat – 16142-861" with identifying case codes of "0264SDL0315 through 19" and "0474SDL0311 through 14." These products were produced Jan. 26 and Feb. 16, 2014 and were shipped for institutional use in Indiana and Arkansas.               

The product bags bear the establishment number "P-13556."

The company has received reports of minor injuries inside customers' mouths. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness from eating these chicken products should contact a healthcare provider.        

The problem has been traced to a product scraper inside a blending machine.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Foods Consumer Services toll free at 866-328-3156. 

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