Product subject to the recall includes 8-oz. boxes of “APPLEGATE naturals CHICKEN NUGGETS”. The product was produced on Feb. 5 with a sell by date of Feb. 5, 2015, and bear the establishment number "P2617" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The chicken nuggets were shipped nationwide.
The company received consumer complaints that small pieces of plastics were in the Applegate Naturals chicken nuggets. Applegate withdrew the chicken nuggets from the market on Aug. 8, but concerns remain that consumers may still have the product in their freezers, FSIS noted. There have been no reports of injury or illness from eating the chicken nuggets.