Over 2 Million Pounds Of Chicken Recalled
Yes, you read that right. Actually the exact poundage of the chicken that is being recalled is 2,071,397.
That, my friend is a lot of chicken. I know, an understatement.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service website, Simmons Prepared Foods is recalling the chicken because of possible foreign matter contamination.
Here's more from the website:
Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc., a Gentry, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,071,397 pounds of poultry products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The poultry items were produced from Oct. 21, 2019 through Nov. 4, 2019. This spreadsheet contains a list of the products subject to the recall.[View labels (PDF only)]
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-1949,” “P- 486” or “P-5837” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutions in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.
The problem was discovered by Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. establishments during further processing.
Get further information here from the USDA website.