Tens of thousands of pounds of chicken is being recalled after consumers complained of finding hard white plastic in their Lean Cuisine meals, FOX 35 Orland reported.
Since Friday Nestle Prepared Foods has been recalling more than 92,000 pounds of Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken, which has white meat chicken, stuffing, red-skin mashed potatoes and gravy in a 8 5/8-ounce carton tray, the local outlet reported. (RELATED: Over 91,000 Pounds Of Raw Turkey Recalled By This Brand Because Of Salmonella Concerns)
Nestlé Prepared Foods says it is recalling of approximately 92,206 pounds of its Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meal products over possible plastic contamination. https://t.co/jYVjDlks62
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The recalled packages have a Best Before date of October 2021 and a code of 0246595911, Fox 8 reported.
“The problem was discovered on December 18 by the firm, after receiving five consumer complaints involving hard white plastic found in the product,” according to the recall notice, Fox 35 Orlando reported. “The firm believes the mashed potatoes used in the production of the baked chicken meals products had pieces of a plastic conveyor belt that broke during production.”
Consumers who purchased the Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken Meal have been encouraged to either throw it away or return it to the place of purchase, Fox 35 Orlando reported. They have also been told to contact Nestle Prepared Foods at (800) 993-8625 with any additional questions, according to Fox 35 Orlando.