Plastic In Breaded Chicken Products? Recall Issued - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source

Plastic In Chicken Products? Recall Issued

Posted:
FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) -

A Georgia company is recalling more than 35,000 pounds of breaded chicken products because they may contain pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday.

Suzanna's Kitchen is recalling the following products:

- Cases containing twelve (12), 12-oz cartons of "Freebird Fully Cooked Chicken Nuggets," with an identifying case code of "6220" and use-by date of March 15, 2014, ink-jetted on each case and carton. These cases have a Julian code of "2075."

- Cases containing twelve (12), 12-oz cartons of "Freebird Fully cooked Gluten Free/Soy Free Chicken Patties," with an identifying case code of "6244" and use-by date of September 6, 2013, ink-jetted on each case and carton. These cases have a Julian code of "1249."

- 10-lb bulk cases of "Fully Cooked Chicken Nuggets," with an identifying case code of "6221" and use-by date of March 15, 2014 ink-jetted on the case. These cases have a Julian code of "2075," and were shipped to a foodservice distributor in California for further distribution.

The nuggets and patties have the USDA mark of inspection and were produced on March 15, 2012, and September 6, 2011, respectively.

FSIS officials say the problem was discovered when people complained that they had found pieces of plastic in the products. They say plastic pieces may have originated from the plastic bag the products were held in prior to production.

The company has received no reports of injury or illness.

For more information about this recall, call the Freebird Consumer Hotline at (800) 724-0206.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Evacuations Lifted, Power Back On Following Bass Lake Brush Fire

    Evacuations Lifted, Power Back On Following Bass Lake Brush Fire

    Some people living at Bass Lake lost power and were forced out of their homes by a brush fire that burned about 15 acres Tuesday afternoon.More >>
    Some people living at Bass Lake lost power and were forced out of their homes by a brush fire that burned about 15 acres Tuesday afternoon.More >>
  • Mexican President Faces Protest! People Want Marine Freed

    Mexican President Faces Protest! People Want Marine Freed

    Veterans and others sent a strong message to the President of Mexico visiting Sacramento.They want to get our U.S. Marine out of a mexican jail!More than a 150 people took the streets outside Sacramento's Leland Stanford Mansion, where Governor Jerry Brown hosted a luncheon honoring the leader to the south.Vietnam War veteran Dave Ramsey made the trip to Sacramento because he says President Enrique Peña Nieto needs to hear the people of America.Ramsey says, "Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi served th...More >>
    Veterans and others sent a strong message to the President of Mexico visiting Sacramento.They want to get our U.S. Marine out of a mexican jail!More than a 150 people took the streets outside Sacramento's Leland Stanford Mansion, where Governor Jerry Brown hosted a luncheon honoring the leader to the south.Vietnam War veteran Dave Ramsey made the trip to Sacramento because he says President Enrique Peña Nieto needs to hear the people of America.Ramsey says, "Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi served th...More >>
  • Farmworkers Protest Against Union

    Farmworkers Protest Against Union


    Workers from "Gerawan Farms" protested in Visalia saying their rights are being violated. The year–long fight is over whether the "United Farm Workers" should represent the workers.
    More >>

    Workers from "Gerawan Farms" protested in Visalia saying their rights are being violated. The year–long fight is over whether the "United Farm Workers" should represent the workers.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KMPH. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.