(CNN) — More than 2 million pounds of poultry products have been recalled in eight states over fears of contamination with foreign matter such as metal, federal health officials said.
Arkansas-based Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. recalled the items produced from October 21 through November 4 this year. They are 2,071,397 pounds of poultry products, including ready to cook chicken whole legs, boneless skinless chicken, halal chicken leg quarters and chicken tenderloins, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Wednesday.READ MORE: Bomb Threat Investigation Underway At San Joaquin Delta College
The products subject to recall have an establishment number “P-1949,” “P- 486” or “P-5837” inside the USDA mark of inspection, and were shipped to Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania.READ MORE: Electra Fire: Firefighters Strengthening Control Lines, Some Amador County Evacuation Warnings Downgraded
Those who’ve purchased the products are urged to throw them away or return them to the store.MORE NEWS: Modesto Girl, 15, Shot In Bed After Gun Goes Off In Garage Nearby; Suspect Arrested
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