RECALL: Over 130,000 Pounds Of Chicken Patties Pulled From Costco

 …they recalled 220,450 pounds of cooked frozen chicken nuggets possibly contaminated with blue plastic and black rubber.

The products in question were produced in Feb. 22, 2016 and March 8, 2016. See below for more details:

  • 5-lb. bags containing FOSTER FARMS “Breast Nuggets – Nugget Shaped Breaded Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat.” The bags exhibit best by dates of 2/21/17 and 3/8/17.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes containing FOSTER FARMS “Fully Cooked Breast Nuggets – Nugget Shaped Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat Fritters.” The boxes contain package code 6053 and 6068.

“The problem was discovered after the company received several consumer complaints and immediately notified FSIS on April 29, 2016,” a press release reads.

The health risk of those products was labeled “high,” the USDA reported. The recalled items were also shopped to Costco distributors in the West.

Foster Farms started in 1939 when Max and Verda Foster, a young couple, borrowed $1,000 against a life insurance policy to invest in an 80-acre farm near Modesto, Calif. Today, the the company employs 12,000 people at ranches in California, the Pacific Northwest and Louisiana, per Forbes. In 2014, the family net worth hit an all-time high of $2.2 billion.


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