Tyson Foods recalled 9 million pounds of frozen, fully-cooked chicken after a deadly Listeria outbreak in Texas and Delaware.
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UPDATE: Another 500,000 Pounds of Tyson Chicken Recalled for Listeria
On July 8, 2021, Tyson expanded a chicken recall with 462,000 additional pounds of frozen, fully-cooked chicken due to a risk of Listeria contamination, bringing the total amount of recalled chicken to 8.9 million pounds of chicken.
The recall involves 30 different chicken products manufactured from December 26, 2020 through April 13, 2021, including Tyson chicken and other brand-names.
The chicken was sold in grocery stores and distributed to schools, hospitals, restaurants, long-term care facilities, U.S. Department of Defense locations.
Some products may be difficult to identify because they “bear a different establishment number on the label due to further processing,” according to health officials. Furthermore, “some products may have been served from the deli counter in retail stores.”
8.5 Million Pounds of Tyson Chicken Recalled After Deadly Listeria Outbreak
In July 2021, Tyson Foods Inc. recalled 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully-cooked chicken products nationwide after a deadly Listeria outbreak in Texas and Delaware.
What Frozen Chicken Was Recalled?
The recall involves 30 different frozen, fully-cooked chicken under Tyson and 4 other brand-names, including wings, strips, pulled chicken, and pizzas with chicken toppings. The brand-names include:
- Casey’s General Store
- Jet’s Pizza
- Little Caesars
- Marco’s Pizza
Where Was The Chicken Sold?
The recalled chicken products were sold at Walmart, Target, Kroger, Publix, H-E-B, Wegmans, Stewart’s Shops, and other stores. The products were also shipped to institutions like hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities, schools, restaurants, and Department of Defense locations. Click here for a list of recalled chicken products.
CDC Investigates Deadly Listeria Outbreak from Chicken
On July 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a food safety alert after linking Tyson chicken to 3 Listeria illnesses, including Texas (2 illnesses) and Delaware (1 illness) between April 6 and June 5, 2021.
All of the victims were in hospitals or long-term care facilities where they were served chicken, according to the CDC.
CDC investigators reported that 2 samples of Tyson chicken tested positive for a strain of Listeria that was closely matched to the outbreak strain, including 1 sample from a Tyson facility in Missouri.
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