Tyson Foods is recalling over 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips due to contamination with metal pieces. According to the USDA, the problem was discovered after two consumers complained about extraneous material in their frozen chicken strips.
The frozen chicken was all produced on November 20, 2018 and includes 25-ounce plastic bags of frozen Buffalo-style chicken breast strips, and 20-pound cases of fully-cooked, Buffalo-style chicken strips. According to the USDA, it has not received any reports of injuries. However, consumers are advised to check their freezers and make sure that they don’t have any of the chicken products that are under recall. If they do have the products, they should throw them away or return them to the store where they are purchased.
Companies who manufacture products for consumers are responsible for manufacturing products that are safe for their intended uses. Unfortunately, injuries from consumer products are very common. In most cases, when a consumer product is discovered to be dangerous, the company will issue a recall. However, recalls of consumer products are very expensive and can be damaging to a company’s reputation. Therefore, companies sometimes intentionally do not recall dangerous consumer products and instead choose to quietly settle any claims that arise.If you have been injured by a defective consumer product in Houston, you should speak with an attorney. Call the Houston personal injury attorneys at Kennedy Hodges at 855-947-0707. We can help. Call us today to learn more or to schedule a free consultation, or visit us on LinkedIn to learn more.