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OSI Chicken recall
OSI Industries has recalled more than 21,000 pounds of chicken patty products. | Vphoto, Bigstock
on November 7, 2016

OSI recalls over 10 tons of chicken products

Pieces of blue plastic were found in chicken patty products

OSI Industries is recalling approximately 21,403 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

The ready-to-eat chicken products were produced on Aug. 5, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: 35-oz./2 lbs 3 oz frozen plastic packages containing “ON-COR CHICKEN PATTIES MICROWAVEABLE” with Best by Date 8/5/2017

The products, which were processed at the OSI facility in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, that are subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-5615” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin.

The problem was discovered when the firm received notification of three consumer complaints mentioning firm blue plastic in their product. The product was contaminated around the time a trim repair was made on belt material.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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