Recall: More than 2 million pounds of chicken possibly contaminated with metal


More than 2 million pounds of poultry shipped to eight different states has been recalled over fears it may have been contaminated with metal.

According to the USDA, Simmons Prepared Foods has recalled its wings, legs, breasts and whole chickens.

The recall has is Class 1 meaning there is a reasonable chance use of the product will cause serious health consequences.

The recalled products were produced between Oct. 21 and Nov. 4 and shipped to retailers in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.

The USDA is urging the institutions that have purchased these products to either throw them away or have them returned however there have been no illnesses or injury reported at this time.