The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has recently announced that Tyson Foods Inc. of Pine Bluff, Ark. issued a recall for 52,486 pounds of its chicken wing product. There have been reports received of an “off odor” scent on the affected chicken wings.
Some customers have also reported mild illness following the consumption of the affected product. The recall has been classified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (UDSA) as class 2. This denotes that the product presents a health hazard situation with some possibility of adverse health consequences.
The affected product by Tyson Foods is its fully cooked buffalo chicken wing section item, which was produced from October 24 to October 25. They have been sold in 28 oz. retail bags as “Tyson® Any’tizers® Fully Cooked Hot Wings® CHICKEN WING SECTIONS COATED WITH A FLAVORFUL HOT, TANGY SAUCE.” Moreover, the affected products had use/sell by dates of October 24, 2016 and October 25, 2016 as well as the packaging dates 2975PBF0508-23/2985PBF0500-01 and case codes 2975PBF0508-23/2985PBF0500-01. In addition, there is also the establishment number “P-13456” inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as on the back of the bag, just above the instructions on how to heat. The affected chicken wings were said to have been shipped to various retail locations nationwide.
Those who have already purchased the affected chicken wings from Tyson Foods are urged to stop consuming them. Moreover, they should be thrown away or returned to the place where it was purchased. Meanwhile, customers can also call Tyson Foods’ Consumer Relations at (toll-free) 866-328-3156.