Sanderson Farms is voluntarily recalling 551,090 pounds of chicken products produced at its plant in Hazlehurst, Mississippi.

A sample of the products analyzed by a customer of the Company and the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) was found to contain foreign metal material. As a precautionary measure, the company has voluntarily recalled approximately 551,090 pounds of product.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 70-lb. cases containing “YOUNG CHICKEN PARTS JUMBO BONELESS SKINLESS BREAST FILLETS WITH RIB MEAT” with case code 45017.
  • 70-lb. cases containing “YOUNG CHICKEN PARTS JUMBO CLIPPED TENDERLOINS” with case code 45092.
  • 70-lb. cases containing “YOUNG CHICKEN PARTS JUMBO BONELESS SKINLESS BREAST BUTTERFLIES WITH RIB MEAT” with case code 45015.
  • 70-lb. cases and 1800-lb. combos containing “FRESH YOUNG CHICKEN PARTS BREAST FRAMES” with case code 45969.

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The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. P-247” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

None of the products that are the subject of this recall were shipped to grocery stores or packed directly for consumers, but rather, were shipped to processing facilities in Georgia. The product included ice packed chicken products sold to three customers who use the products for additional processing into further processed chicken products. Sanderson Farms has identified all of the products and notified its customers to place the products on hold, return them to the company and further execute the recall of these products.

The products involved in the recall were produced at the Hazlehurst, Mississippi, plant on September 17 and 18, 2015. Sanderson Farms is not aware of any injuries or adverse reaction caused as a result of consuming this product.

If any customer of Sanderson Farms or consumers have any questions regarding this recall, they should call the company at 1-800-844-4030.