2 Tons of Chicken Nuggets Recalled Over Plastic Product is 'Applegate Naturals' By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Mar 7, 2016 10:31 AM CST 17 comments Comments (Shutterstock) (Newser) – If you've got any Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets in the freezer, you might want to take a look. The USDA has recalled about 4,500 pounds because consumers were finding small pieces of plastic along with the nuggets, reports ABC News. The affected product: 8-ounce boxed packages with about 18 pieces and a "best before" date of 09/27/2016. Applegate shipped them to distribution centers in in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, and Texas. Here's an image of the label, and you can see the USDA alert for more details. No related injuries have been reported.