Pilgrim’s Pride is recalling more than 4.5 million pounds of fully cooked chicken products in boxes of whole-grain breaded nuggets, patties, breakfast patties, tenderloins and popcorn-style varieties. They were sold under the Gold Kist Farms, Pierce and Sweet Georgia brands. The U.S. Department of Agriculture warns that it may be contaminated with “extraneous materials.” SOURCE
If you have other questions, call the company at (800) 321-1470 or the USDA’s meat and poultry hot line at (888) 674-6854. The USDA’s “Ask Karen,” a virtual representative, is also available to answer food safety questions 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov.
Gold Kist Farms, Pierce and Sweet Georgia brands. A complete list of the recalled products is available on the USDA website (PDF)
Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Recalls Poultry Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
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