LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Thousands of pounds of chicken nuggets are being recall over concerns they may be contaminated with plastic materials.
The move by the Perdue Foods LLC comes following consumer complaints of small, solid, clear plastic found inside the Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.READ MORE: LAUSD Welcomes Kindergarteners, First Graders Back To 61 Elementary Schools
The government agency’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said the Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets were produced on Sept. 28, 2015.
The recall includes 8-oz. boxed packages of Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets that contain approximately 18 pieces. The boxes have a best before date of Sept. 27, 2016.
The agency says the products bear an establishment number of P-2617 inside the USDA mark of inspection.READ MORE: Hiker Reported Missing In Angeles National Forest Found Safe
They were reportedly shipped to retail distribution centers in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, and Texas.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions resulting from eating the products, federal officials said.
Those who have the products in their possession are advised to throw away the nuggets or return the product to the location where it was purchased.
It was not immediately clear whether the recall extends to California.MORE NEWS: Man Accused Of Attacking Woman Of Korean Descent In Tustin Amid Rise In Anti-Asian American Hate Incidents
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