The US Department of Agriculture recently released a statement about the incident of Tyson Foods recalling the frozen chicken patty products stating that the company has apprehensions about the patties being contaminated with some foreign material.
The recall incident affects around 40,000 pounds of fully-cooked frozen chicken patties from Weaver brand that were produced on the 31st of January. The statement from USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service stated that the patties were sold in resealable bags of 26-ounce with the expiry date of 31st January 2020.
The Agency said that the bags that were targeted in the recall incident by Tyson Foods had a print of the number “P-13456” on the back of the resealable bag. No additional detail was provided by the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the US other than stating that the bag containing chicken patties was infested by some foreign material.
Also, the contamination of the bag was reported to the FSIS only after the consumers started to complain. The FSIS has strictly stated that whosoever has purchased the chicken patties affected by the recall should immediately toss it away or simply return the item to the retailer that they bought it from.