May 29, 2024

Tyson Cooked Chicken Listeria Monocytogenes Outbreak Ends

The Tyson cooked chicken Listeria monocytogenes outbreak has ended with three people sick, three hospitalized, and one person dead, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The outbreak was declared over as of September 10, 2021. The patient case count by state is: Delaware (1), and Texas (2). The patient age range was from 60 to 95 years. Illness onset dates ranged from April 6, 2021 to June 5, 2021. All three people were living in long-term care facilities or hospitals when they got sick. Tyson recalled ready to eat chicken products in relation to this outbreak. The recall was expanded once, and there was one secondary recall for Circle K chicken salads and sandwiches that was also expanded once. The chicken may also have been used to make deli … [Read more...]

More Circle K Chicken Made with Tyson Products Recalled For Listeria

The USDA is reporting that more Circle K chicken made with Tyson products recalled for Listeria have been discovered. These products have a different establishment number, complicating the recall.  This information was posted in an update to the original recall notice from July 3, 2021. The different establishment numbers were used because of further processing. In addition, some products may have been served from deli counters in retail stores. You can see pictures of these new product labels at the USDA web site. The government is encouraging consumers to check the FSIS website frequently because this information about the recall is being updated often. The USDA will continue to update the original press release and the labels if they become aware of more products that used the … [Read more...]

Was Recalled Tyson Chicken Imported From China? The Answer is No

After seeing some rumors about the Tyson chicken recalled for possible Listeria contamination being processed in China, Food Poisoning Bulletin conducted some research. While it is true that as of 2013, China can export processed chicken to the United States (the rule was finalized in 2017), was recalled Tyson chicken imported from China? The answer is no. A USDA-FSIS spokesperson told us, "The product subject to recall was not processed in China. The product was processed at Tyson Foods establishment in Dexter, Missouri with domestic source materials." Indeed, the Tyson website says the same thing, adding that these rumors are a hoax. And even though it's now legal, very little processed chicken is exported from China to the United States. The Tyson chicken in question was … [Read more...]

More Tyson Chicken Recalled in Association with Deadly Listeria Outbreak

The USDA says that more Tyson chicken recalled in association with a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak was distributed to retail stores and institutions. About another 500,000 pounds of these products are recalled, for a total of 8,955,296 pounds. While the recalled products included precooked chicken that was shipped to schools, it was from a commercial sale and was not part of food provided by the USDA for the National School Lunch Program. There is evidence linking a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak that has sickened three people in Delaware and Texas to precooked chicken produced at Tyson Foods. The chicken is frozen, fully cooked, and ready to eat. The chicken was produced between December 26, 2020 and April 13, 2021. You can see the long list of recalled products … [Read more...]

Circle K Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recalled For Possible Listeria

Circle K chicken salad sandwiches are being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. These sandwiches were made with recalled Tyson precooked chicken that is associated with a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak in Delaware and Texas. The recalling company is LSG Sky Chefs. No illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of these products. The recalled item is Circle K chicken salad sandwiches that are packaged in 5.9 ounce containers. They were sold in Circle K stores in the Southern California and Phoenix, Arizona areas. These sandwiches were sold between June 1, 2021 and July 5, 2021. The products have a "best buy" date of 6/7/21 through 7/9/21 (June 7, 2021 through July 9, 2021). The sandwiches have Circle K … [Read more...]

Which Stores Sold Tyson Chicken Recalled For Possible Listeria?

With the huge recall of Tyson frozen precooked chicken products for possible Listeria contamination, which stores sold Tyson chicken? Most of the largest grocery store chains in the country did carry some of these products. All of these products have the establishment number EST. P-7089. This is not a complete list, as there may be other chains and smaller individual stores that sold these items. Check by the establishment number and the product name and dates, as well as UPC and PLU numbers. It's important to note that no illnesses have been reported in connection with these specific recalled products. There is an outbreak that the USDA has connected to Tyson products since the outbreak strain was found at a Tyson facility, but the three patients who have been sickened so far, one … [Read more...]

Delaware Listeria Patient Linked to Multi-State Chicken Outbreak

A Delaware Listeria patient who is linked to the multi-state precooked chicken outbreak was allegedly sickened by Tyson foods ready-to-eat chicken products, according to an update by the Delaware Division of Public Health. That notice states that there is "one case of Listeria associated with a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to recalled Tyson Foods ready-to-eat chicken products." The state will not release any more information about this specific case at this time to protect privacy. The other two patients in this outbreak live in Texas. One patient from Texas has sadly died. Tyson has initiated a huge recall of their frozen, fully cooked chicken products that were produced between December 26, 2020 and April 13, 2021. More than 8.4 million pounds of … [Read more...]

Tyson Ready-to-Eat Chicken Products Recalled For Possible Listeria

Tyson ready-to-eat chicken products are being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. These products may be linked to a deadly listeriosis outbreak that has sickened three people who live in Delaware and Texas. More than 8.4 million pounds of these products are being recalled. You can see the long list of recalled products at the USDA web site, and you can also see pictures of product labels there. These items were shipped nationwide to retailers and institutions, including nursing facilities, restaurants, hospitals, schools, and Department of Defense locations. These items were produced between December 26, 2020 and April 13, 2021. These recalled Tyson ready-to-eat chicken products include Tyson Pulled Chicken Breast Smoke Flavor Added, Jet's Pizza Fully … [Read more...]

Tyson Chicken Listeria Monocytogenes Outbreak Sickens 3, One Dead

A Tyson chicken Listeria monocytogenes outbreak has allegedly sickened three people and one person has died, according to the USDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These products, including frozen, fully cooked chicken strips, diced chicken, chicken wing sections, and fully cooked pizza with chicken, were shipped to retailers and institutions including hospitals, nursing facilities, restaurants, schools, and Department of Defense locations across the country. Tyson has issued a recall. These products were sold under several brand names, including Casey's General Store, Marco's Pizza, Little Caesars, and Jet's Pizza. The items all have the establishment number "EST. P-7089" on the product bag or printed inside the USDA mark of inspection. Tyson Foods is recalling … [Read more...]

Tyson Chicken Strips Recalled For Foreign Material Sold at Kroger, Walmart, Target

Update: A spokeswoman for SHOP ‘n SAVE told Food Poisoning Bulletin that none of its independently owned and operated stores supplied by its Pittsburgh distribution facility, including the stores in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, and Ohio, are affected by this recall.  Tyson Foods recalled 70,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips products on March 22, 2019, and expanded that recall to include almost 12,000,000 pounds on May 4, 2019 for foreign material contamination. Metal pieces were found inside the product. Six consumer complaints triggered the recall; three injuries were reported. Now the USDA has published the retail distribution list for this product; it was sold at Target, Kroger, Walmart, Hy-Vee, Walgreens, and CVS stores, among others, around the country. … [Read more...]

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