Tyson recalls 52,486 pounds of foul smelling chicken wings

Posted at 10:50 AM, Nov 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-17 10:50:58-05

WASHINGTON — Tyson Foods recalled 52,486 pounds of chicken wings due to an “off odor” smell, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced. The fully cooked buffalo style chicken wings were made October 24 and 25.

The 28-oz. bags containing multiple pieces of “Tyson® Any’tizers® Fully Cooked Hot Wings® CHICKEN WING SECTIONS COATED WITH A FLAVORFUL HOT, TANGY SAUCE” with use by/sell by dates of October 24, 2016 and October 25, 2016, packaging dates 2975PBF0508-23/2985PBF0500-01 and case codes 2975PBF0508-23/2985PBF0500-01.

The product subject to recall bear establishment number “P-13456” inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as on the back of the bag above the heating instructions. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

“The problem was discovered when Tyson Foods Inc. received consumer complaints about the product being  ‘off-odor’ as well mild illness associated with consumption,” the department said. “There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.”

Shoppers who bought the wings should throw them away or return them to the store. If you’ve eaten the wings and feel sick, you should see a doctor.