223 lbs. of chicken salad recalled due to possible Listeria contamination
223 pounds of chicken salad products have been recalled due to possible Listeria contamination, according to an alert from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The following products were recalled:
– 8-lbs plastic bags containing “classic chicken salad Made with Bell & Evans White Meat Chicken” and a Sell By date of 2-19-19 for use behind the deli counter.
– 7.8-oz plastic tub packages containing “DeliverLean CLASSIC CHICKEN SALAD” and a Use By date of 2/17/19.
– 5.5-oz plastic tub packages containing “DeliverLean CHICKEN SALAD BENTO BOX” and a Use By date of 2/17/19.
FSIS inspectors learned that the chicken salad products tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes on February 18. Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms, the USDA said.
There have not been any confirmed reports of sickness from the products at this time.
The products were shipped to retail locations in Florida. Anyone who purchased the products is urged to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.
Consumers with questions about the recall can call (312) 805-2230 or click here.