Tyson Recalls 130,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets That Might Contain Plastic

September 28, 2016

Check your freezer

Just months after announcing it would phase out human antibiotics from its chicken by 2017, Tyson is now working to eliminate something else: plastic. The company is recalling approximately 132,520 pounds of frozen nuggets after some consumers found them to contain pieces of hard plastic, according to CNN.

According to a recall notice issued by the USDA on Tuesday, the problem was discovered when the company received consumer complaints regarding foreign material in the nuggets. That foreign material was plastic, which ranged in size and may have come from a piece of broken machinery in the processing