Pilgrim’s Pride Recalls 4.5 Million Pounds of Chicken


Pilgrim’s Pride is recalling 4.5 million pounds of whole-grain fully-cooked breaded nuggets, patties, breakfast patties, tenderloins and popcorn-style varieties may be contaminated with non-food materials. The “extraneous materials” include plastic, wood, metal and rubber according to the USDA in a news release.

The brands affected are Gold Kist Farms, Sweet Georgia and Pierce. Customers complained about finding plastic in their chicken nuggets and the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service found other contaminated chicken. For a complete list of recalled products, go to the  the USDA website.

Please throw away the product and call (800) 321-1470 if you have any questions.





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