Pilgrim's expands recall of poultry products

Initial April 6 recall expanded after company receives additional complaints of extraneous materials in chicken products.

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. is expanding a recall to more than 5 million lb. of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) announced May 5.

The problem was first discovered after Pilgrim’s received several consumer complaints regarding plastic contamination in its chicken nuggets. The firm notified FSIS personnel of the issue on April 6, 2016. FSIS personnel identified

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