ConAgra Foods Recall Frozen Chicken and Beef Products with Possible Presence of Metal Fragments

Chicago, Illinois headquartered ConAgra Foods, the American packaged foods company is recalling close to 200,000 pounds of meat which might be contaminated with a metal fragments  which can be dangerous if ingested.

The unwanted ingredients on the recalled products are "curled, malleable and shiny". According to the U.S Department of Agriculture, the metal may be embedded in the sauce inside the frozen packages.

Discovered first on July 1, 2016, the problem was noticed by an employee while making the sauce, who spotted the shards while pouring out sugar bought from a supplier.

During the weekend, ConAgra Foods announced, it would voluntarily recall six additional P.F. Chang's Home Menu Brand products due to possibility of presence of metal fragments from the assembly inside the meal packaging. At first, the company had recalled two products Spicy Chicken and Mongolian Beef due to possibility of contamination. Later it added more products affecting various types of P.F. Chang's frozen chicken and beef meals. However, till now there have been no confirmed cases of illness or reports of people consuming the fragments.

The recalled frozen chicken and beef products have production dates between May 31and June 22, 2016.

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