Lunds and Byerly’s stores are recalling several types of chicken products for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The bacteria was found in a supply of chicken the stores used to make marinated chicken breasts, chicken kabobs, and chicken meat kits.
The products included in the recall are: Lunds and Byerly’s Marinated Chicken Breasts in these flavors: Tuscan Chicken Breasts, Northwoods Chicken Breasts, Lemon Herb, Applewood Chipotle, Chimichurri, and Raspberry. Lunds and Byerly’s Kabobs in Cajun Fireball, Tuscan, Northwoods, and Raspberry. And Lunds and Byerly’s Great Food Fast Meal Kits in Applewood Chicken & Maple Bean, Tuscan Chicken Risotto, Northwood Chicken & Cheddar Mac, Chimichurri Chicken & Roasted Corn Pilaf, and Raspberry Chicken & Wild Rice.
If you have purchased these products since September 14, 2012, return them to any Lunds or Byerly’s for a full refund or destroy them. No other varieties of chicken are affected by this recall. The recall notice includes a reminder that all poultry should be cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, and raw meats and ready to eat foods should be kept separate to avoid cross-contamination.
The company had samples of the chicken tested by an independent, third-party lab during the development of a new line of prepared chicken. Any time they develop a new perishable item, the corporation includes this step. For questions, call the Contact Center at 1-952-548-1400 seven days a week from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm CT.