Chicken nuggets recalled in 7 states

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(WTNH) – Check the food you may have at home! One company is recalling chicken nugget products over concerns about what’s in them.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Perdue Foods LLC is recalling thousands of pounds of chicken nugget products produced for Applegate Farms that may be contaminated.

The USDA said small, solid, clear plastic pieces were found inside the chicken nuggets.

The affected products include 8 oz. boxed packages containing approximately 18 pieces of “Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets” with a “best before” date of September 27, 2016.

The products have the establishment number “P-2617” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The items were shipped for sale to stores in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York and Texas.

Consumers who have purchased these items are asked not to eat them. The items should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.>>Our sister station WTNH first reported this story

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