On March 5th 2016 A recall was issued for Applegate Farms Chicken Nuggets
The specific product effected by this recall is Applegate Farms Naturals Chicken Nuggets with a best before date of 9/27/2016 . The Applegate Farms Chicken Nuggets are being recalled due to potential plastic contamination at the factory Perdue Farms operated to produce these chicken nuggets for Applegate Farms. This marks the second recall for plastic contamination of Applegate Farms product at this specific Perdue Farms factory the first was in August of 2014. The Company is requesting that if you are in possession of the product detailed below and living in the seven states noted you either return the product to the store or destroy it. Do not Consume the product as there is a reasonable likelihood you'll ingest plastic as well.
The Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets in question are:
- 8 oz boxes
- Sent to distribution centers in: Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas
- With a best before date of 9/27/2016
- 9,000 units of product are in question.
Again is you purchased this they are asking you to destroy or return it. if you have further question you can follow you with Applegate directly at: 1-866-587-5858 or at firstname.lastname@example.org or the FDA's virtual food safety team
The Applegate Farms official press release: