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Tyson Foods, a major player in the food industry, recently announced a recall of their popular product, Tyson’s recall of dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets, due to potential safety concerns. This article will take you through the reasons behind the recall, its scope, and the potential health risks associated with the affected nuggets.

Suppose you or your family have been affected by one minor oral injury due to Tyson’s dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets due to potential safety concerns. In that case, it’s crucial to know your rights and options.

If you’ve suffered injuries or health issues as a result of consuming these products, you may be entitled to compensation. Law firms specializing in consumer protection and product liability, like Schmidt & Clark, LLP, can provide you with the assistance and guidance you need during this challenging time.

Tyson’s Dino Nugget Recall

Tyson’s dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets, also known as dino chicken nuggets, were recalled after reports emerged of metal pieces present in the product, which could potentially cause minor oral injuries to consumers [1].

Customers who have purchased the recalled nuggets are advised to dispose of them or return them to the point of purchase and contact Tyson Consumer Relations for a refund.

The Scope of the Recall

The recall extends to nearly 30,000 pounds of nuggets, indicating its significant reach. The recalled nuggets were produced on September 5 and are packaged in 29-ounce plastic bags containing “fully cooked fun nuggets breaded shaped chicken patties” with a “best by” date of September 4, 2024.

The Fun Nuggets subject to recall bears a “best by” date of September 4, 2024, and an establishment code P7211, displayed beneath. They also come with one of the following product codes [2]:

  • 2483BRV02 07
  • 2483BRV02 08
  • 2483BRV02 09
  • 2483BRV02 10

The recall has been issued in multiple states, including Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and others.

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The Problem Caused By Tyson’s Dino Nuggets

The primary cause for the recall of Tyson’s dino nuggets is the possible contamination with small metal fragments. This contamination was discovered after consumer complaints, which prompted Tyson to notify the U.S. The Food Safety and Inspection Service is part of the Department of Agriculture.

“The problem was discovered after the firm notified FSIS that it had received consumer complaints reporting small metal pieces in the chicken patty product.”- U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

This organization works to ensure the safety of food products in the United States. The FSIS reported that there has been a single instance of a reported minor oral injury linked to the consumption of this product. As a result, the recall was issued to prevent further incidents.

What Is the Main Health Risk Linked to Consuming the Recalled Nuggets?

The main health risk linked to consuming the recalled nuggets is the likelihood of minor oral injuries. Injuries caused by foreign objects in food, such as the metal pieces found in the nuggets, can include [3]:

  • Skin injuries
  • Slivers or splinters
  • Sore throat
  • Blockage or tear in the esophagus

Recognizing Symptoms of a Minor Oral Injury

Symptoms of a minor injury in the oral region can include:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Bleeding
  • Difficulty eating or speaking

The indications of oral injuries caused by hard objects in food may include pain, bleeding, swelling, difficulty chewing or swallowing, and damage to the teeth or gums. Minor oral injuries usually heal within 3 to 4 days, but full healing can take up to two weeks in some cases.

Impact on Tyson Foods and Industry Repercussions

A product recall similar to that involving Tyson’s Dino nuggets can significantly affect a company’s financial standing, like Tyson Foods. Potential consequences of a recall include:

  • Economic losses
  • Recall process costs
  • Potential legal expenses
  • Damage to the company’s reputation
  • Decreased sales and revenue
  • A decline in stock value
  • Reduced investor confidence

The recall might lead to long-term effects on Tyson Foods’ reputation, including:

  • Harm to the Tyson brand image
  • Reduced sales
  • Potential legal liabilities
  • Negative financial outcomes

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Schmidt & Clark, LLP is here to assist during crucial times. If you or a family member has suffered injuries due to consumption of the recalled fun nuggets, feel free to reach out to us. Our team is experienced in handling such cases and is prepared to guide you through every stage of the process.

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Reach out to Schmidt & Clark today for a comprehensive evaluation of your case related to Tyson’s Dino Nugget recall. Let us be your trusted partner on this journey.

Reference:

  1. https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/tyson-foods-inc–recalls-chicken-patty-product-due-possible-foreign-matter
  2. https://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-releases/2023/11/limited-amounts-tysonr-brand-frozen-fully-cooked-chicken-fun-nuggets
  3. https://www.fda.gov/media/71953/download

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