U.S Department of Agriculture says Applegate Chicken Nuggets Recalled for Over Likely Plastic Contamination
The Food Safety and Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture said on Saturday, that Perdue Foods LLC is recalling approximately 4,500 pounds of Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets which might have been contaminated with plastic materials.
The recall is related to chicken nuggets which are sold in seven states with a likely connection to plastic contamination. The recall is connected to around 4,530 pounds of nuggets manufactured by the Gainesville, Georgia based company, sold under the Applegate Farms brand.
In a recall notice, the USDA said, "The problem was discovered when the establishment received consumer complaints of small, solid, clear plastic inside the Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets."
The chicken nuggets under question were produced on September 28, 2015. They were shipped to various retail distribution centers in New York, Georgia, Indiana, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Texas. The packages of 8-ounce boxes contain mark that says "best before" date of Sept. 27, 2016.
According to the USDA, people who have bought these Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets must not consume them. They should either return them to the shops where they purchased the product or should throw them away.
Till now, no illnesses related to the recalled products have been confirmed.
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