Tyson Foods recalls 95 tons of chicken fritters after 3 schools found 'clear and soft gray plastic'

Mail Online | 6/11/2019 | Mary Kekatos Health Reporter For Dailymail.com
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Tyson Foods, Inc is voluntarily recalling about 95 tons of fully cooked, frozen chicken fritters nationwide over plastic contamination fears.

The Pennsylvania-based company received three complaints from schools that allegedly found 'clear plastic and soft gray plastic', the company said in a statement.

Health - Officials - US - Department - Agriculture

Health officials from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) say no one has reported any 'adverse reactions' yet from consuming the fritters.

The product was not sold in retail grocery stores, but was shipped to distribution centers in 29 states.

USDA - Food - Safety - Inspection - Service

The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said in a release that Tyson Foods notified the agency of the complaints on June 5.

Thirty-three cases with four 8.2-pound bags each of fully cooked, whole grain crispy chicken chunk fritters are subject to recall.

February - Year - Distribution - Centers - Turn

They were produced on February 28 of this year and then shipped to distribution centers - which, in turn, sent them to schools - in 29 states.

The states include: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Health - Officials - Chicken - Fritters - Part

Health officials say the chicken fritters were not part of the food provided...
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