WASHINGTON – OSI Industries LLC in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, launched a recall of approximately 21,403 lbs. of chicken patties on concerns the items may be contaminated with pieces of blue plastic, the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the US Dept. of Agriculture reported.

The problem was discovered when OSI Industries, a unit of Aurora, Illinois-based OSI Group, was notified of three consumer complaints mentioning firm blue plastic in their chicken patties. FSIS said the product was contaminated around the time a trim repair was made on belt material. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions associated with the patties.

The affected items are ready-to-eat chicken patties that were produced on Aug. 5. Products subject to the recall include 35-oz./2 lbs. 3 oz. frozen plastic packages containing “ON-COR CHICKEN PATTIES MICROWAVEABLE” with Best by Date 8/5/2017. The products bear establishment number “P-5615” inside the USDA mark of inspection. FSIS said the chicken patties were shipped to retail locations in Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin.

FSIS urged consumers who purchased the chicken patties to throw them away or return them to place of purchase.