WASHINGTON – Perdue Farms LLC recalled approximately 68,244 lbs. of ready-to-eat chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically wood, according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Dept. of Agriculture.
FSIS was notified by the firm on Jan. 17 and reported to the agency consumer complaint monitor system. The problem was discovered when Perdue Farms received three consumer complaints that wood was found in the product.
The ready-to-eat chicken nugget items were produced on Oct. 25, 2018.The product item that was recalled bears the establishment number “P-33944” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The following products are subject to the recall:
- 22-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “PERDUE SimplySmart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST NUGGETS GLUTEN FREE” with “Best By: Date 10/25/19” and UPC Bar Code “72745-80656” represented on the label.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.