Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, AR, is recalling approximately 52,486 pounds of chicken wing product that may be adulterated because of having an “off-odor” scent, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday, Nov. 16. Tyson hot wingsThe problem was discovered when Tyson received consumer complaints about the product being “off-odor,” as well mild illness associated with consumption. After these consumer complaints, Tysons brought the issue to the attention of FSIS. The company stated that the recall was made because the product “does not meet Tyson Foods quality standards.” The fully cooked buffalo-style chicken wing section item was produced on Oct. 24, 2015, and Oct. 25, 2015, at the Tyson facility in Pine Bluff, AR. 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 Oct. 24, 2016, and Oct. 25, 2016, packaging dates 2975PBF0508-23/2985PBF0500-01 and case codes 2975PBF0508-23/2985PBF0500-01.

The product subject to recall bear establishment number “P-13456” inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as on the back of the bag above the heating instructions. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide. 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. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Tyson Foods Consumer Relations toll-free at (866) 328-3156.

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