Check your freezer! Nearly 30,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets are being recalled after some consumers reported finding small pieces of metal in them.

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On Saturday, November 4, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a release saying Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 29,819 pounds of fully cooked, breaded, shaped chicken patty product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal pieces.

Tyson notified FSIS that it had received consumer complaints reporting small metal pieces in the nuggets. At this time, one minor oral injury has been reported.

The frozen chicken patties were produced on September 5, 2023, and shipped to distributors in Michigan and eight other states, including in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

The recalled product is shaped like dinosaurs. The dino nuggets have establishment number “P-7211” located on the back on the package.

Here's what to watch out for:

  • 29-oz. Plastic bag packages containing “Tyson FULLY COOKED FUN NUGGETS BREADED SHAPED CHICKEN PATTIES” with a Best If Used By date of SEP 04, 2024, and lot codes 2483BRV0207, 2483BRV0208, 2483BRV0209 and 2483BRV0210.

Here's a look at the label:


Consumers are urged to check their freezers and throw out the recalled nuggets or return to the place of purchase for a refund.

Anyone with with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Consumer Relations at (855)-382-3101.

Consumers concerned about an injury or illness related to this recall should contact a healthcare provider.

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