WASHINGTON, DC - Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 12 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips following six consumer complaints stating they suffered mouth injuries after consuming the product, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

A statement released by the FSIS said that they are concerned that the affected products may be contamined with pieces of metal and may be in consumers' freezers.

The frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip items were produced on various dates from Oct. 1, 2018 through March 8, 2019 and have “Use By Dates” of Oct. 1, 2019 through March 7, 2020 and have a establishment number of "P-7221" on the back of the package.

The FSIS is urging consumers who have purchased these products not to consume them  These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchases, said FSIS officials.