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Nearly 11,000 Pounds of Chicken Recalled for Possible Metal Contamination

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Heads up, grocery shoppers: If you recently bought raw chicken from Empire Kosher Poultry, your product may be subject to recall. The company announced a recall of nearly 11,000 pounds of raw poultry products after finding that they may be contaminated with metal.

The raw chicken products in question were produced and packaged on November 2, and they have the establishment number "P-1015" inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to retail locations nationwide, including H-E-B and Costco, as well as online retailers like freshdirect.com and jet.com.

An establishment employee discovered the problem of foreign metal material in a chicken breast on November 2 while performing standard duties. So far, there have been no confirmed reports of consumers having adverse reactions to consuming these products. That said, customers who have purchased the following products are urged not to consume them and to instead throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.

Products Subject to Raw Chicken Recall

4 to5.25-lbs. tray packages containing chicken breasts labeled “Empire KOSHER NATURAL Chicken Breasts, Boneless & Skinless” with case code 46375 and “Sell By” date 11/14/17.

1 to1.25-lbs. tray packages containing chicken breasts labeled “Empire KOSHER NATURAL Chicken Breasts, Boneless & Skinless” with case code 7488 and “Sell By” date 11/16/17.

2.5-lbs. tray packages containing chicken breasts labeled “Empire KOSHER NATURAL Chicken Breasts, Boneless & Skinless” with case code 7598 and “Sell By” date11/16/17.

1 to1.25-lbs. tray packages containing chicken breasts labeled “Empire KOSHER NATURAL Chicken Breasts, Boneless & Skinless” with case code 92615 and “Sell By” date 11/17/17.

1 to 1.25 –lbs. tray packages containing chicken breasts labeled “Empire KOSHER NATURAL Chicken Breasts, Boneless & Skinless” with case code 7888 and “Sell By” date 11/16/17.

Be sure to check your fridge and freezer if you haven't already!

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h/t Good Housekeeping

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