Huge Ready To Eat Chicken Recall In CNY
An undetermined amount of ready-to-eat (RTE) poultry products has been recalled due to Listeria concerns.
Tip Top Poultry, Inc, a Rockmart, Ga., establishment, has recalled frozen cooked, diced or shredded, RTE chicken products produced between January 21, 2019, and September 24, 2019.
The RTE chicken was used in Butterball Cooked Pulled Turkey, Perdue 1/2" Diced All White Meat, Sysco Fully Cooked Chicken White Meat, and many other dishes sold nationwide at stores like Aldi. See a list of stores that sold the recalled products here. Follow links for a full list of recalled products, labels, additional labels.
Multiple samples of products produced by Tip Top Poultry, Inc. confirmed positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The firm decided to recall all cooked, diced, or shredded, RTE chicken products produced from January 21, 2019, through September 24, 2019, with product codes ranging from 10000 to 19999 and 70000 to 79999.
The products being recalled carry the number “Est. P-17453” inside the USDA inspection mark.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them, and institutions that have purchased these products are urged not to serve them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.