Recall After Metal Pieces Found in Popular Tyson “Fun Nuggets”
A popular brand of kids' chicken nuggets is being recalled after some customers found small metal pieces in the packaging.
Tyson has decided to voluntarily recall approximately 30,000 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken “Fun Nuggets.” The recall involves the 29-ounce packages that were sent to retailers, no other Tyson products are affected by the recall.
Tyson says, "A limited number of consumers have reported they found small, pliable metal pieces in the product, and out of an abundance of caution, the company is recalling this product."
The specific "Fun Nuggets" being recalled were made in one factory on September 5, 2023, Tyson says to look for the following product codes:
- 2483BRV02 07
- 2483BRV02 08
- 2483BRV02 09
- 2483BRV02 10
The bags will also have the establishment code P7211 and a best-if-used-by date of September 4, 2024.
If you have any of these "Fun Nuggets" in your freezer, Tyson says to cut the UPC and date code from the packaging, toss the nuggets, and call or text 1-855-382-310.
According to the USDA, the nuggets "were shipped to distributors in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin for further distribution to the retail level."
According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service, there has been one reported "minor oral injury" due to consumption of some of the "Fun Nuggets:" At this time, no other injury or illness has thankfully been reported due to the metal fragments.
These Tyson "Fun Nuggets" are sold at nearly every grocery store, so there is a good chance that no matter where you shop if you have nugget-consuming kids, you may have some of these lurking in your freezer.
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