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Foster Farms Recalls Chicken Nuggets

The poultry company isolated the problem to their home-base farm in Farmerville, Louisiana

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Foster Farms is recalling more than 220,000 pounds of frozen cooked chicken breast nuggets after the company received numerous complaints from customers who said that rubber fragments and plastic were found in the product.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, no one has reported getting sick from eating the nuggets. The recall was enacted on April 29 and limited to the company’s two chicken breast nugget products in Costco stores across Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah and Washington and wholesale stores in California and Arizona.

The products subject to recall include 5-pound bags of Foster Farms' "Breast Nuggets -- Nugget Shaped Breaded Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat." The bags exhibit "best by" dates of Feb. 21, 2017, and March 8, 2017. Ten-pound bulk boxes of Foster Farms' "Breast Nuggets -- Nugget Shaped Breaded Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat” are also part of the recall. The boxes contain package codes 6053 and 6068.

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The poultry company isolated the problem to their home-base farm in Farmerville, Louisiana, the recall notice said. 

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Foster Farms Recall hotline at, 1-800-338-8051.

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