Tyson Foods recalls 52,000 pounds of chicken wings

Tyson Foods recalls 52,000 pounds of chicken wings

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Tyson Foods Inc., is recalling approximately 52,486 pounds of chicken wing product because of an "off odor" scent, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The fully cooked buffalo style chicken wing section item was produced on Oct. 24, 2015 and Oct. 25, 2015, according to a news release. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 28-oz. retail bags containing multiple pieces of “Tyson® Any’tizers® Fully Cooked Hot Wings® CHICKEN WING SECTIONS COATED WITH A FLAVORFUL HOT, TANGY SAUCE” with use by/sell by dates of October 24, 2016 and October 25, 2016, packaging dates 2975PBF0508-23/2985PBF0500-01 and case codes 2975PBF0508-23/2985PBF0500-01.

The products being recalled bear establishment number "P-13456" inside the USDA mark of inspection and on the back of the bag above the heating instructions. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

According to the release, the issue was discovered when Tyson Foods Inc. received consumer complaints about the product having an "off-odor," in addition some reports of a mild illness after eating the product. After these consumer complaints, Tysons Food Inc. brought this to the attention of FSIS.

FSIS officials confirm there have no reports of serious illness to those who have eaten the product. 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.

Those with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Foods' Consumer Relations, (toll free) 866-328-3156.

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