Close to 11,000 pounds of raw chicken is being recalled because metal was found inside a chicken breast, according to the U.S Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

According to WPRI 12, the recall covers multiple Empire Kosher Poultry products that were sold nationwide. The contamination was first discovered on Nov. 2, 2017 by an employee who found metal material inside a chicken breast.

The recall involves the following products:

  • 4 to 5.25-lbs. tray packages with case code 46375 and "Sell By" date 11/14/17
  • 1 to 1.25-lbs. tray packages with case code 7488 and "Sell By" date 11/16/17
  • 2.5-lbs. tray packages with case code 7598 and "Sell By" date 11/16/17
  • 1 to 1.25-lbs. tray packages with case code 92615 and "Sell By" date 11/17/17
  • 1 to 1.25-lbs. tray packages with case code 7888 and "Sell By" date 11/16/17

Consumers are advised to throw away the recalled product or return it to the place of purchase.

If you have any questions about the recall, Empire Kosher Poultry can be reached at (800) 570-5718.