Recall Alert: You'll Want to Check the Chicken Nuggets in Your Freezer — Immediately!
Go check your freezer before making dinner tonight!
Foster Farms is recalling approximately 220,450 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets because they may contain blue plastic and black rubber pieces. The issue was discovered after several consumer complaints, though there have not been any reports of adverse reactions as a result of consuming the nuggets.
The recall affects specific 5-pound bags and 10-pound boxes sold in Alaska, Arizona, California, Utah, and Washington. If you have any packages of nuggets that match the list below, Foster Farms is asking you not to consume them but to either dispose of them or bring them back to the retailer for a refund. For more information, you can reach out to Foster Farms.
- 5-lb. retail bags listing plant code P-33901 and "best by" date of 2-21-17
- 5-lb. retail bags listing plant code P-33901 and "best by" date of 3-8-17
- 10-lb. wholesale boxes listing plant code P-33901 and Julian date 6053
- 10-lb. wholesale boxes listing plant code P-33901 and Julian date 6068
Foster Farms said in a statement on its website last Friday:
Food safety is, and has always been, our top priority and we are vigilant in employing the most up-to-date safety measures to produce wholesome, healthy and delicious food products. Foster Farms has formed a Food Safety Advisory Board comprised of leading national food safety experts to validate best practices, evaluate emerging technologies and to help guide the company's food safety systems on an ongoing basis.