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Recall: 86 tons of chicken fried rice sold in Michigan, 6 other states may have plastic bits

Ajinomoto Foods North America Inc. is recalling these packages of chicken fried rice, which...
Ajinomoto Foods North America Inc. is recalling these packages of chicken fried rice, which may contain plastic bits. (WJRT)
Published: Nov. 22, 2019 at 6:18 PM EST
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(11/22/2019) - A Mississippi company is recalling more than 86 tons of chicken fried rice that may contain bits of plastic.

A recall notice says Ajinomoto Foods North America Inc. of Oakland, Miss., reported the problem after customers complained.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says it hasn’t had any confirmed reports of injury or illness.

The 54-ounce packages were shipped to retailers in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey and Texas. The company's website says the products were are sold at specialty foods stores in the Detroit area.

They’re labeled “Ajinomoto Yakitori Chicken With Japanese-Style Fried Rice.” The date codes are 3559007, 3559008, 3559015, 3559190 and 3559191 and the best by dates are 1/7/2020, 1/8/2020, 1/15/2020, 7/9/2020 and 7/10/2020.

Authorities say anyone with one of those packages should throw it out or return it to the seller.

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