WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture‘s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for Perdue frozen ready-to-eat gluten-free chicken breast tenders. The FSIS states they may have contamination with small pieces of clear plastic and blue dye.
The agency specifically said Tuesday that the product in question was “42 oz. plastic bags containing Perdue Chicken Breast Tenders Gluten Free.” The product has a “Best if Used By: 07 12 23” label and a lot number of 2193 above the date.
The products were in production on July 12, 2022.
According to FSIS, the problem discovery came in a consumer report that a chicken tender had a small piece of clear plastic and blue dye inside.
There have, thus far, been no reports of illness due to these products.
FSIS is urging consumers to throw away these products or return them to the place of purchase.