Perdue Foods located in Perry, Georgia, is recalling approximately 68,244 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with pieces of wood.


The 22-ounce bags of “PERDUE SimplySmart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST NUGGETS GLUTEN FREE” ready-to-eat chicken nugget were produced on Oct. 25, 2018, and have a best by date of 10/25/19.

The product's UPC Bar Code is “72745-80656” and has the establishment number “P-33944” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.     

There have been several complaints of wood found in the product but no confirmed reports of adverse reactions to people who have eaten the chicken.


The product may still be in customers freezers. They are urged to throw them away or return them to where they were bought.


Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Perdue Consumer Care at (877) 727-3447.