Chicken Recall 2019: More Than 2 Million Pounds of Simmons Foods Products May Contain Unsafe Levels of Metal

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More than 2 million kilos of poultry distributed by Simmons Prepared Foods is being recalled over issues that it might comprise “extraneous” materials—together with metallic.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a class I recall notice on November 6, 2019 after the difficulty was dropped at Simmons’ consideration throughout additional processing. The recall impacts 2,071,397 kilos of rooster merchandise.

These merchandise have been produced between October 21, 2019 and November 4, 2019, and show the institution numbers “P-1949,” “P- 486” or “P-5837” contained in the USDA mark of inspection on the packaging. According to the discover, they’d been shipped to Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.

There haven’t but been any experiences of antagonistic negative effects attributable to Simmons poultry however shoppers and corporations that will have bought the merchandise affected are suggested to get rid of them instantly.

While the recall discover doesn’t specify which metals could also be concerned within the contamination, the metals most related to antagonistic well being results embody lead, cadmium, mercury and arsenic.

These are naturally occurring compounds that aren’t in themselves dangerous however, because the European Food Safety Authority factors out, can result in dangerous results—together with cancer—if allowed to build up over time.

Chicken Recall 2019: More Than 2 Million Pounds of Simmons Foods Products May Contain Unsafe Levels of Metal
More than 2 million kilos of poultry distributed by Simmons Prepared Foods is being recalled over issues that it might be contaminated with extraneous materials. Scott Olson/Getty

The recall discover impacts the next merchandise listed on the FSIS website:

  • Simmons ‘Ready to Cook Chicken Wing Sections’ with lot numbers: 9296BEN, 9297BEN, 9298BEN, 9302BEN, 9303BEN, 9304BEN and 9305BEN (institution quantity: P-1949)
  • Simmons ‘Ready to Cook Chicken Tenderloins’ with lot numbers: 9297SS2, 9298SS2, 9301SS2, 9302SS2, 9303SS2, 9304SS2 and 9305SS2 (institution quantity: P-489)
  • Simmons ‘Ready to Cook Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast with Rib Meat’ with lot numbers: 9294BEN, 9297BEN and 9301BEN (institution quantity: P-1949)
  • Simmons able to Cook Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Meat Pieces with Rib Meat’ with lot numbers: 9294VBS, 9295VBS, 9296VBS, 9297VBS, 9298VBS, 9301VBS, 9302VBS and 9303VBS (institution quantity: P-5837)
  • Simmons ‘Ready to prepare dinner boneless skinless rooster breast meat items with rib meat’ with lot numbers: 9295SS2, 9296SS2, 9297SS2, 9298SS2 and 9299SS2 (institution quantity: P-486)
  • Simmons ‘Ready to Cook Chicken Whole Legs’ with lot quantity: 9305BEN (institution quantity: P-1949)
  • Simmons ‘Ready to Cook Chicken Breast Shells with Ribs No Kidney’s or Sex Glands’ with lot quantity: 9294BEN (institution quantity: P-1949)
  • 33.07 pound instances of ‘Twin & Country Halal Chicken Leg Quarters’ with lot quantity: 9294BEN, 9295BEN,9296BEN, 9297BEN and 9298BEN (institution quantity: P-1949)
  • Simmons ‘Ready to Cook Chicken Wing Sections’ with lot numbers: 9294BEN, 9295BEN, 9296BEN, 9297BEN, 9300BEN, 9301BEN, 9302BEN, 9303BEN, 9304BEN and 9305BEN (institution quantity: P-1949)
  • Simmons ‘Ready to Cook Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Meat with Rib Meat’ with lot quantity: 9294SS2 (institution quantity: P-486)
  • Simmons ‘Ready to Cook Whole Chicken with out Giblets’ with lot quantity: 9303BEN (institution quantity: P-1949)
  • 40 pound instances of Simmons ‘Ready to Cook Chicken Wing Sections’ with lot numbers: 9294BEN, 9295BEN, 9296BEN, 9302BEN and 9304BEN (institution quantity: P-1949)
  • Simmons ‘Ready to Cook Chicken Whole Legs with lot numbers: 9301BEN 9303BEN (institution quantity: P-1949)

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