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Chicken sold at Costco recalled because it may contain plastic

Foster Farms is recalling roughly 148,000 kilos of absolutely cooked frozen rooster breast patties sold at Costco because they may contain items of onerous and doubtlessly sharp plastic, based on the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Eighty-ounce baggage of breaded rooster breast patties with rib meat are being recalled because they might have “hard clear pieces of plastic” in them, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service mentioned Saturday.

The recalled merchandise have been shipped to Costco distribution facilities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Utah and Washington, and may have been shipped to Costco retail places, FSIS announced.

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Frozen rooster patties recalled by Foster Farms.

U.S. Department of Agriculture


The recall is assessed as Class I excessive or medium danger, which the company phrases as having “a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.” There have been no confirmed accidents, “but FSIS believes the hard plastic pieces could be sharp and possibly cause an injury,” it acknowledged.  

FSIS urged customers to examine their freezers for the recalled product, which ought to be thrown out or returned to the place of buy. Consumers with questions can name Foster Farms’ hotline at 1-800-338-8051 or electronic mail [email protected]

The downside surfaced when the Livingston, California-based company notified FSIS that it had heard complaints from customers about onerous clear plastic within the poultry merchandise with a best-by date of August 11, 2023, the company famous. 

The affected patties have been produced on August 11 and the baggage containing them have the institution quantity P-33901 and lot code 3*2223 on the again, and 7527899724 below the barcode. 

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