Tyson Meals is recalling practically 30,000 kilos of its dinosaur-shaped rooster nuggets after some customers mentioned they discovered small steel items in them, federal officers mentioned.
The recall, which was announced on Saturday, entails 29-ounce plastic baggage of the product, which known as “Absolutely Cooked Enjoyable Nuggets Breaded Formed Rooster Patties,” the U.S. Division of Agriculture’s Meals Security and Inspection Service mentioned in an announcement.
The recall impacts roughly 29,819 kilos of the dinosaur-shaped nuggets, which have been produced on Sept. 5 by the Arkansas-based meals processing firm.
The luggage affected have a “greatest if utilized by” date of Sept. 4, 2024, and lot codes 2483BRV0207, 2483BRV0208, 2483BRV0209 and 2483BRV0210, the assertion mentioned. The packaging options cartoon dinosaurs, one inexperienced and one purple, trying over a plate of the breaded nuggets.
On its web site, the company said it was voluntarily recalling the product “out of an abundance of warning.” It added that no different merchandise have been affected.
The merchandise have been shipped to distributors in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin, in accordance with the Meals Security and Inspection Service assertion.
Tyson mentioned the issue was found after it obtained complaints from customers who mentioned they discovered small steel items within the product, the federal company mentioned.
There was one report of a “minor oral damage” related to the consumption of the product however no further experiences of damage or sickness, officers mentioned.
“Anybody involved about an damage or sickness ought to contact a well being care supplier,” the federal assertion mentioned.
The Meals Security and Inspection Service urged customers to not eat the nuggets and suggested that any product left within the freezer “ought to be thrown away or returned to the place of buy.”
This isn’t the primary recall involving Tyson rooster merchandise. In 2019, the company recalled 69,093 pounds of frozen rooster strips after two folks reported discovering items of steel within the product, the Division of Agriculture mentioned on the time.