WASHINGTON – A Tyson Foods facility in New Holland, Pennsylvania, is recalling approximately 190,757 lbs. of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard plastic, according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA).

The problem was discovered on June 5, 2019, when Tyson advised FSIS of three consumer complaints from schools of foreign material in the breaded chicken fritter product. Tyson distributed the product to institutions including schools. While the product was distributed to schools, it resulted from a commercial sale and was not part of food provided by the USDA for the National School Lunch Program.

The recalled product includes:

  • 32.81-lb. cases containing four 8.2-lb. bags of “FULLY COOKED, WHOLE GRAIN GOLDEN CRISPY CHICKEN CHUNK FRITTERS-CN” and case code 0599NHL02.

The chicken fritter items were produced of Feb. 28, 2019. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-1325” inside the USDA mark of inspection.  The recalled items were shipped to institutional foodservice locations nationwide and were not packaged for retail sale.