Tyson Foods Inc. recalls chicken products prepared for consumption due to possible source of contamination by listeria – FSIS / USDA
Tyson Foods Inc., an establishment in Dexter, Mo, recalls approximately 8,492,832 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products that can be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The company he said in a statement which emits withdrawal as a “great precaution” amid possible exposure to Listeria monocytogenes, which is a harmful bacterium.
“While there is no conclusive evidence that the products were contaminated at the time of shipment, voluntary withdrawal is being initiated with great caution,” the company said, reports The hill.
According to the FDA Withdrawal Statement, the products in question were produced between 26 December 2020 and 13 April 2021. They bear the establishment number ‘IS. P-7089 ‘ in the product bag or within the USDA inspection mark.
The products were shipped across the country to retailers and various institutions, including hospitals, schools and Department of Defense locations.
On June 9, the agency reported two people suffering from listeriosis, an infection caused by listeria that spread beyond the gut to other parts of the body. 5.
Consumers should not eat these products. Institutions should not serve these products. These products must be discarded or returned to the place of purchase.
Food safety news reports that FSIS continues to work with federal and state public health partners to determine if there are additional diseases related to these products.