ConAgra Foods recalls 85,600 pounds of chicken that may have pieces of metal


Friday, August 27th 2004, 1:22 pm
By: News On 6


WASHINGTON (AP) _ ConAgra Foods is recalling 85,600 pounds of its Banquet frozen chicken breast strips because they may contain pieces of metal, the Agriculture Department of Agriculture said Thursday.

The Omaha, Neb.-based company and the USDA have both received consumer complaints but no injury reports.

The recall is being conducted by a ConAgra plant in Macon, Mo.

The chicken was packaged on July 20, 21 and 27 and distributed to retail stores nationwide.

The recalled products are:

_28-oz. packages labeled ``new, Banquet chicken breast strips, breaded chicken breast patties with rib meat, original'' with ``best if used by'' dates of either July 20 or July 27, 2005. The UPC code is 3100010491.

_28-oz. packages labeled ``made with chicken breast with rib meat, Banquet chicken breast strips, original'' with ``best if used by'' dates of either July 20 or July 21, 2005. The UPC code is 3100010467.

All packages bear the code P-107.

More information is available by calling the company at 1-800-414-7500.