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OK Foods recalling chicken over possible metal contamination

USDAAnother crisis hit inside the food production industry today, once again focusing on chicken products. Oklahoma based OK Foods is recalling 900,000 lbs of breaded chicken. From channel 10 news in Tampa, Florida:

OK Foods Inc. has issued a recall of more than 900,000 pounds of its breaded chicken products over concerns they may have been contaminated with metal and other materials.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) said the ready-to-eat breaded chicken items were produced between Dec. 19, 2016 and March 7, 2017. Approximately 933,272 pounds of chicken are subject to recall. TAP HERE for a list of products recalled. TAP HERE for labels of the recalled products.”

Read their full article here.

Other information online:

USDA Press Release

ABC News Coverage

Benzinga

 

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