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Tyson recalls contaminated chicken

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Whole grain golden crispy popcorn chicken and chicken patty fritters were recalled by Tyson Saturday, (USDA) Whole grain golden crispy popcorn chicken and chicken patty fritters were recalled by Tyson Saturday, (USDA)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Tyson Foods is recalling frozen popcorn chicken products due to possible to foreign matter contamination.

The Pennsylvania-based company has recalled more than 1,000 lbs of the products, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

Officials said their "whole grain golden crispy popcorn chicken" and "chicken pattie fritters" may contain materials such as hard plastic.

There have been no confirmed reports of injury or illness from consumption of the products. 

It is unclear where the contaminated chicken may have been sold.

The USDA said anyone concerned about that they may have ingested plastic one of the contaminated products should contact their healthcare provider.

They also urged consumers who have purchased the products to not consume them at all.

The chicken should be thrown away or returned to the place where they were purchased.

Any consumer with questions or concerns are urged to call the USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-674-6854.

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