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Public health alert issued over chicken sold at BJ’s Wholesale Club after consumer finds plastic in product


The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for Perdue’s frozen ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken breast tenders “gluten free” that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small pieces of clear plastic and blue dye. 

The problem was discovered when the establishment reported to FSIS that it received a complaint from a consumer reporting a chicken tender had a small piece of clear plastic and blue dye inside it.

A recall was not requested because the product is no longer available for purchase. However, FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. 

The items were shipped to BJ’s Wholesale Club retail locations nationwide.

The frozen ready-to-eat chicken breast tenders “gluten free” were produced on July 12, 2022.

The following product is subject to the public health alert:  

  • 42 oz. plastic bags containing “PERDUE CHICKEN BREAST TENDERS GLUTEN FREE” with a “Best if Used By: 07 12 23” and a lot number of 2193 above the use by date.

The products bear establishment number “P-33944” immediately below the “Best if Used By:” date on the back of the plastic bag. 

As of the posting of this alert, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of these products. 

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.

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