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Poultry Maker Expands Chicken Recall to Nuggets

By: AP
By: AP

GREELEY, Colo. - A voluntary recall of some ready-to-eat
chicken processed in East Texas has been expanded over concerns
that the meat could be contaminated.

The recall now includes about 7,000 pounds of Pilgrim's Pride
Brand Fully Cooked Chicken Breast Nuggets shipped to 57 Dollar
General Market stores in West Virginia, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio,
Kentucky, Indiana, Georgia, Florida and Alabama.

The product, in two-pound bags, and carries the best-by date of
June 2, 2012, and UPC number 77013 16224. It was produced in the
Pilgrim's plant in Mount Pleasant.

USDA last week announced the recall of nearly 400 pounds of
Fully-Cooked Grilled Chicken Breast Fillets with Rib Meat made at
Pilgrim's plant in Waco, Texas, and distributed in Columbus, Ohio.
Also recalled was nearly 11,000 pounds of Sweet Georgia Brand
Fully-Cooked Breaded White Chicken Nuggets Shaped Patties produced at Pilgrim's plant in Mount Pleasant and sent to distribution
centers in New Jersey and Texas.


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