Perdue recalls chicken nuggets due to possible foreign matter contamination

August 13, 2014

Perdue, Gainesville, Ga., is recalling approximately 15,306 lbs of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s FSIS announced Aug. 12.

The following product is subject to recall: 8-oz box of Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets bearing the establishment number “P2617” and the “best before” date of “02/05/15.” The products were shipped to retail outlets throughout the United States.

The problem was discovered after the firm received consumer complaints that small pieces of plastic were found in the products. FSIS and the company have received no reports of injury or illness from consumption of the product.

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