Tyson Foods Recalls Nearly 70,000 Pounds of Chicken

By: Jennifer Hardy Email
By: Jennifer Hardy Email

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 70,000 pounds of chicken packages because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, Buffalo Style Boneless Chicken Wyngz were packaged in bags meant for Honey BBQ Flavored Boneless Chicken Wyngz and contain the allergens milk, soy and egg, which are not declared on the Honey BBQ Flavored Boneless Chicken Wyngz label.

Here are the products involved in this recall:

• 25.5 oz. (1.59 lb.) bags of “Tyson any’tizers Boneless Chicken Wyngz Honey BBQ Flavored.” Each bag bears the USDA mark of inspection. The establishment number “P13456” and the use by date “Aug 072013” or “Aug 082013” are inkjetted on the back of the bags.

• 12.75 lb. shipping cases of “Fully Cooked Boneless Chicken Wyngz Buffalo Style.” Each case bears the USDA mark of inspection. The establishment number “P13456” and the use by date “Aug 07 2013” or “Aug 08 2013” are inkjetted on the cases. Identifying case codes “2202PBF0208:xx” through “2202PBF0223:xx” or “2212PBF0200:xx” through “2212PBF0223:xx,” where the last four digits represent hours and minutes (“xx”) in military time, also can be found inkjetted on cases subject to recall.

The products were produced on Aug. 7 and Aug. 8, 2012, and were distributed to retail stores nationwide. According to the Tyson Foods website, some of the recall items were distributed to Walmart stores in Nevada, but specific stores are not yet listed.

There have not been reports of any illness because of these products.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Tyson Foods’ Consumer Relations at (866) 328-3156.


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