WASHINGTON – A Tyson Foods Inc. facility in Pine Bluff, Ark., announced a recall of approximately 52,486 lbs. of chicken wings on concerns the products may be adulterated, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) reported.
Tyson officials discovered the problem after receiving consumer complaints about Tyson Any’tizers having an “off odor.” Mild illness also was associated with consumption of the products, FSIS said. However, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the chicken, the agency noted.
The fully cooked buffalo-style chicken wings were produced on Oct. 24 and Oct. 25 and bear the establishment number “P-13456” inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as on the back of the bag above the heating instructions. The affected products include 28-oz. retail bags containing multiple pieces of “Tyson Any’tizers Fully Cooked Hot Wings CHICKEN WING SECTIONS COATED WITH A FLAVORFUL HOT, TANGY SAUCE” with use by/sell by dates of October 24, 2016 and October 25, 2016, packaging dates 2975PBF0508-23/2985PBF0500-01 and case codes 2975PBF0508-23/2985PBF0500-01.
The products were shipped to retail stores nationwide.