Pilgrim’s Pride recalls chicken products
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Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco establishment, is recalling approximately 4,568,080 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, including plastic, wood, rubber, and metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced April 26.
The chicken products were produced on various dates between Aug. 21, 2014, and March 1, 2016. The following products, sold in 30-lb, 20-lb, and 10-lb boxes, are subject to recall:
•5-lb clear bags of Gold Kist Farms fully cooked whole grain breaded chicken nuggets and patties; homestyle breaded strip shaped chicken nuggets and patties; and breakfast chicken patties; home-style breaded breakfast chicken breast patties with rib meat
•5-lb clear bags of Gold Kist Farms fully cooked whole grain popcorn style chicken patty fritters; hot & spicy breaded chicken patties
•5-lb clear bags of Menu Right fully cooked whole grain breaded chicken nuggets and patties
•5-lb clear bags of Pierce Chicken fully cooked breaded chicken tenderloins
•5-lb clear bags of Sweet Georgia brand fully cooked whole grain breaded chicken breast nuggets; patties with rib meat; tenderloins; popcorn style chicken patty fritters and patties; hot and spicy breaded chicken patty; nuggets and patties
•10-lb. clear plastic bags of Gold Kist Farms fully cooked chicken nuggets, whole grain popcorn style chicken, and patty fritters.
These items were shipped for institutional use nationwide. According to Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. records, schools have purchased products through the company’s commercial channels.
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 health-care provider.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
The complete recall list can be viewed at
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact James Brown, consumer relations manager, at 800-321-1470.