Plastic Bits Prompt Massive Chicken Nugget Recall

A Georgia chicken company has issued a massive product recall on some of its chicken nuggets. Despite it’s “natural” label, Appelgate Naturals – a Perdue brand – has revealed that a batch of its Chicken Nuggets may have been contaminated by foreign bodies after consumers complained of “small pieces of plastic” found inside the nugget. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall affects about 15,306 pounds of frozen nuggets, which have the establishment number “P2617 and a “best before” date of February 2, 2015/ The USDA has classified the recall as a Class II recall – there is remote probability of adverse health consequences from consuming the product.

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Read more on this recall from Gothamist.