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48 Tons Of Chicken Recalled Over Contamination

April 18, 2018

48 tons of canned chicken has been recalled following concerns that pieces of plastic have contaminated the food. The issue was discovered on March 27, 2018 and the recall has been in effect since then.

The chicken in question was produced by Tony Downs Food Co. Inc. of Minnesota, and was packaged under the Sam’s Club Member’s Mark brand. If you purchase canned chicken from Sam’s Club, please be sure to check out the list of canned chicken products below to make sure yours isn’t affected.

The products affected include 50 ounce cans sold in a six pack labelled “Member’s Mark FOOD SERVICE PREMIUM Natural Chunk CHICKEN BREAST IN WATER” with a lot code of 17332, case code of 9817, and use-by date of November 28, 2019.

Five ounce cans, also sold in a six pack, labelled “Member’s Mark PREMIUM Natural Chunk CHICKEN BREAST IN WATER” with a lot code of 17333, case code of 9816, and a use by date of November 29, 2020 are also affected.

If you have purchased any of the affected cans, officials urge you to return them to the store you purchased them from or throw them away immediately.

If you have any questions regarding the recall, consumers are welcome to contact the Director of Food Safety at Tony Downw, at 507-642-3203 extension 1302.

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