Over 2 million pounds of chicken recalled over potential presence of metal

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Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than two million pounds of chicken because they may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal.

The recall affects several forms of ready-to-cook chicken that were shipped to restaurants, hospitals, and schools. The items were produced from Oct. 21 and Nov. 4.

No chicken sold in stores are included in the recall.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the products.

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