Applegate Farms gluten free chicken nuggets recall

Heads up: there’s been a recall of certain batches of Applegate Farms gluten free chicken nuggets because they contain wheat! Read the full recall info here:

King’s Delight, a Gainesville, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,572 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets labeled as gluten-free because they contain wheat, a known allergen that is not declared on the label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The product subject to recall include: [Labels]

  • 8-oz. cartons of “APPLEGATE? Naturals Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets.”

The establishment number “P-2617″ can be found printed on the side of each carton. The products were packaged on Sept. 19, 2012. The lot number “210864″ and the best before date “08/28/13″ are printed on each carton’s side panel. The UPC code “25317-00556″ is printed on the back of each carton. The products were distributed to retail stores in Indiana, Maryland, Oregon and Washington. Consumers who purchased these products should return them to the store for a full refund.

(Thanks to Nancy for sending this one over.)

ALDI gluten free chicken nuggets — HUGE hit

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So earlier today I bought these gluten free chicken nuggets at ALDI. Tonight, both kids tried them for dinner — HUGE hit. Both had seconds, and would have happily had thirds if mean mom hadn’t stopped them. ;) Tried a bite of one myself, and agree that it was pretty good.

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I’m definitely buying ALDI gluten free chicken nuggets again! See here for ingredients.

ALDI shopping and gluten free chicken nuggets report

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I went to ALDI today to check out the new ALDI gluten free chicken nuggets — here’s what I bought, and what’s in the nuggets! Will report back again after we taste them. :)

Note that all the SimplyNature products I saw, as well as the gluten free nuggets, had Special Buy tags, which means they are not necessarily permanent additions. I am hoping that if they see a really good response to these, they will make it into the permanent rotation, though!

What I bought

Kirkwood gluten free chicken nuggets, $4.99.
Little pork sirloin roast, $3.70.
Holiday marshmallows, $.29.
Strawberries, $1.79.
Blueberries, $1.49.
Blackberries, $.99.

Paid $13.50. If the nuggets are good, will go back later in the week for more of those and the clementines and such.

Kirkwood gluten free chicken nuggets

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A lot of you wanted to hear about ALDI gluten free chicken nuggets, so here goes. These are all natural, no antibiotics, made with white meat chicken, 16 oz for $4.99.

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Ingredients: Chicken breast with rib meat, water, corn starch, salt. Battered & breaded with water, rice flour, tapioca dextrin, corn starch, salt, spices, spice extractives (including extractives of paprika and turmeric), garlic powder, onion powder, ground celery. Breading set in soybean oil.

Since some of you asked, these do look to be dairy free! They are marked lactose free. They DO contain both soy and corn.