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Tyson Recalls Chicken Tenderloins

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) _ Tyson Foods has announced a voluntary recall of 2.3 million pounds of cooked chicken tenderloins and breast strips. The recalled items may contain folded or large overlapped pieces that were not fully cooked as the label states, the company said Monday. Its own inspectors identified the problem, and no illnesses were reported, Tyson said. Undercooked chicken can cause salmonella, a bacterial infection that usually affects the intestines and occasionally enters the bloodstream. Symptoms include diarrhea, cramping, fever, nausea, vomiting and headache.

The products were sold both domestically and internationally to food service establishments, retail grocers and military commissaries, but not to warehouse or membership clubs. The Springdale-based company said only a small amount of the recalled product was undercooked. The products were sold under the Tyson brand and other brands.

All the products were produced at Tyson's Chick'n Quick plant in Rogers, Ark., identified by the number P7221 on the packaging. Products under the recall came off the line before Feb. 17. Coded date stamps on a recalled product would begin with the numbers 047 or lower.

  • Items with the following product code numbers and UPC numbers produced on or before Feb. 16 under the Tyson label are affected: _
  • Spicy Breast Tenderloins, Breaded Chicken Breast Tenderloins, product number 2183-926, UPC number 23700-02183
  • Tyson Breast Fillets, Breaded Chicken, product number 2360-921, UPC number 23700-02360
  • Tyson Breast Tenderloins, Breaded Chicken Breast Tenderloins product number 2360-926, UPC number 23700-02360
  • Tyson Southern Style Breast Fillets, Breaded Chicken, product number 2362-921, UPC number 23700-02362
  • Tyson Southern Style Breast Tenderloins, Breaded Chicken Breast Tenderloins, product number 2362-926, UPC number 23700-02362 _
  • Tyson Buffalo Style Chicken Strips, product number 3802-921, UPC number 23700-03802
  • Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips, product number 3803-921, UPC number 23700-03803

Items with the following product code numbers and UPC numbers produced on or before Feb. 16 under brands other than Tyson are affected:

  • Kirkwood Breaded Chicken Southern Style Breast Fillets, product number 2317-015/027, UPC number 41498-18026
  • Schwan's Southern Style Chicken Breast Tenderloin Strips, product number 2596-828, UPC number 000-23700-56237
  • Food Club Chicken Breast Fillets, product number 30150-291, UPC number 36800-77177
  • Meijer Breaded Chicken Breast Fillets, product number 30151-618, UPC number 41250-96432
  • Hill Country Fare Chicken Breast Tenderloins, product number 30152-401, UPC number 41220-21735
  • Shaws Chicken Breast Fillets, product number 30153-835, UPC number 45674-58013
  • Weis Breaded Chicken Breast Tenderloins, product number 30154-961, UPC number 41497-04635
  • HyVee Chicken Breast Fillets, product number 30162-420, UPC number 75450-15050
  • Great Value Fritter Style Breast Tenderloins, product number 87346-984, UPC number 78742-37346.

Consumers with question can call Tyson's customer relations line at 800-233-6332. 

On the Net: Tyson Foods: www.tyson.com

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