Tyson Foods Recalls 8.5 Million Pounds of Frozen Chicken

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The New York Times 04 July, 2021 - 12:49pm 48 views

What Tyson products are recalled?

The recalled products were frozen, fully cooked chicken produced between December and April, the department said. The products include chicken strips, chicken pizza and pulled chicken breasts that were sold under brand names including Tyson, Jet's Pizza and Casey's General Store. The New York TimesTyson Foods Recalls 8.5 Million Pounds of Frozen Chicken

Is there a recall on chicken 2021?

Tyson Foods Inc. on Saturday announced a voluntary recall of frozen, cooked chicken products over concerns of listeria contamination. The Food & Drug Administration said the frozen, fully cooked chicken products were produced between Dec. 26, 2020, and April 13, 2021. oregonlive.comTyson chicken recall 2021: List of ready to eat products under recall

Tyson Foods Voluntarily Recalls Frozen Fully Cooked Chicken

tysonfoods.com 04 July, 2021 - 07:50pm

Springdale, Arkansas – July 3, 2021 – Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), is voluntarily recalling approximately 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken. Tyson has been working closely with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on this recall, and while there is no conclusive evidence that the products were contaminated at the time of shipment, the voluntary recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution. 

The affected products were produced at one plant located in Dexter, Missouri, between December 26 of 2020 and April 13 of 2021 and distributed to foodservice and retail customers nationwide and Puerto Rico. They are being recalled as a precaution due to possible exposure to Listeria monocytogenes, a harmful bacteria.  

“We’re committed to providing safe, healthy food that people rely on every day,” said Scott Brooks, senior vice president, food safety and quality assurance, Tyson Foods. “We are taking this precautionary step out of an abundance of caution and in keeping with our commitment to safety.” 

A list of product labels for the impacted retail products are available for download and comprehensive list of all retail and foodservice products can be found here

Photos of the impacted retail products can be downloaded as a PDF or ZIP file. 

Only those products listed are being recalled.  No other Tyson products are impacted by the recall, including but not limited to any Tyson® brand fresh chicken; frozen, raw chicken products or chicken nuggets.  

Consumers with questions should call or text 1-855-382-3101. Customer service representatives will be available beginning Sunday through Friday 8am – 5pm CDT. 

News media and health department officials who have questions should contact Derek Burleson at 479-290-6466

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