A Nugget Of Wisdom: Don’t Eat Those Nuggets

  • 22-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “PERDUE SimplySmart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST NUGGETS GLUTEN FREE” with “Best By Date 10/25/19” and UPC Bar Code “72745-80656” on the label.
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The recalled chicken nuggets have the establishment number “P-33944” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The recalled chicken items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The wood was discovered after Perdue received three consumer complaints that extraneous material was found in the product.

A complaint was also reported to FSIS’ consumer complaint monitoring system. The FSIS reports the company notified it about the problem on Jan. 17.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers, Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them.

These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website.

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What’s Really Inside McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets?

The agency warned consumers not to eat the recalled product. It can be identified by looking for the following package information:

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Salmon Village Hot Smoked Atlantic Salmon Nuggets – Maple 150 g 1227.18 F26.18and all Best Before codes 8 28684 00108 9

This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. The agency is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Anyone ill from consuming a recalled product should call a  doctor. Consumers should check to see if the recalled product is in their home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are, particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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