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RECALL: 67,269 Pounds of Tyson Chicken Wyngz

Sold at Costco in Laguna Niguel, the company and the USDA have recalled honey bbq flavored boneless chicken "Wyngz" because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.

This information is provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

More than 65,000 pounds of honey barbecue flavored boneless chicken "Wyngz" manufactured by Tyson have been recalled by the company, according to the FDA. The product is sold locally at both Costco stores in Laguna Niguel.

Tyson Foods, of Pine Bluff, Ark,. is recalling about 67,269 pounds of packages labeled as Honey BBQ Flavored Boneless Chicken Wyngz because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Buffalo Style Boneless Chicken Wyngz were packaged in bags meant for Honey BBQ Flavored Boneless Chicken Wyngz and contain the allergens milk, soy and egg, which are not declared on the Honey BBQ Flavored Boneless Chicken Wyngz label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday in a statement.

The following product is subject to recall:

25.5 oz. (1.59 lb.) bags of “Tyson any’tizers Boneless Chicken Wyngz Honey BBQ Flavored.” Each bag bears the USDA mark of inspection. The establishment number “P13456” and the use by date “Aug 072013” or “Aug 082013” are inkjetted on the back of the bags.

  • 12.75 lb. shipping cases of “Fully Cooked Boneless Chicken Wyngz Buffalo Style.” Each case bears the USDA mark of inspection. The establishment number “P13456” and the use by date “Aug 07 2013” or “Aug 08 2013” are inkjetted on the cases. Identifying case codes “2202PBF0208:xx” through “2202PBF0223:xx” or “2212PBF0200:xx” through “2212PBF0223:xx,” where the last four digits represent hours and minutes (“xx”) in military time, also can be found inkjetted on cases subject to recall. 

The products were produced on Aug. 7 and Aug. 8, 2012, and were distributed to retail stores nationwide. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on FSIS’ website at fsis.usda.gov/FSIS_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp.

Tyson Foods was alerted to the problem through consumer complaints. FSIS and the company have not received reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Tyson Foods’ Consumer Relations at (866) 328-3156. 

The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.

Shirley October 11, 2012 at 12:09 AM
OMG the Recall beat goes on! Hum, in a few weeks just about all food will be recalled.
Shirley October 11, 2012 at 12:42 AM
Honestly everyone, this is helpful information, thanks Debbie. Please keep us posted...as days go by, our shelves will probably be cleaned out with recalls soon.
Pegs29_2 October 11, 2012 at 01:35 AM
So informative. You have beat the media to it...

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