Tyson recalls 12 million pounds of frozen chicken possibly containing metal

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(WVLT) -- Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling almost 12 million pounds of frozen chicken strips that may be contaminated with "extraneous materials", specifically pieces of metal.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall of 11,829,517 million packages of ready-to-eat Tyson chicken on Saturday, May 4 after two reported consumer complaints of extraneous material in the products.

According to FSIS, the recalled chicken strips were produced on various dates from Oct. 1, 2018 through March 8, 2019 and have “Use By Dates” of Oct. 1, 2019 through March 7, 2020.

Since, FSIS has been made aware of six complaints during this time frame involving similar pieces of metal with three alleging of oral injury.

If you have questions about recalled products, or find extraneous materials in your Tyson chicken, you can contact Tyson Foods Consumer Relations at 1-866-886-8456.

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