WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) — Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. is recalling more than two million pounds of chicken products over fears they “may be “contaminated” with metal.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the contaminated items were produced between October 21, 2019 and November 4, 2019.READ MORE: Texas Woman Sues Oral Surgeon After Metal Drill Bit Left Inside Her Jaw
The contaminated products include several ready-to-cook items, including whole chicken, wings, and breast meat. The notice says the tainted meat was shipped to locations in Oklahoma, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Minnesota and Pennsylvania.READ MORE: Southeast Alliance Community Care Team To Address Public Mental Health Response Needs
FSIS officials are concerned some products may be frozen and in institutional freezers. Institutions that have purchased the products are being urged not to serve them. Officials say the items should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.MORE NEWS: After Rise In Auto Thefts, Tarrant County Cracking Down On Car Thieves
So far, there have been no confirmed reports of any health issues related to consumption of the recalled chicken products.