Gluten free? Yes. WOOD free? Maybe not. Chicken recall underway now!

January 18, 2019

Perdue has recalled nearly 70,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may contain wood pieces. Almost 50,000 bags of frozen, fully cooked Simply Smart organic gluten-free chicken breast nuggets are recalled.


To see if you have purchased one of the products listed, check the "best by" date. Those included in the recall are printed with the date Oct. 25, 2019, the UPC Bar Code is 72745-80656. Wood pieces have been discovered by three consumers who contacted Perdue. The company issued a voluntarily recalled soon after. For more information, click here. 


Incidences such as these remind all of us of the dangers of food products containing foreign substances. Verner Smith's office has a successful background in pursuing those negligent of food handling, including a landmark case in Hardeman County which resulted in Smith's office pursuing the case all of the way to the Tennessee Supreme Court. You can read about the successful case and all of the details here. Contact us with any concerns you may have at (731) 423-1888, (901) 730-4567, or (615) 371-6136.


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