WASHINGTON (WCMH) — The USDA has announced a large recall of chicken sold at stores nationwide, including in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Tip Top Poultry, Inc. has recalled an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat poultry products that were used in additional products, including possibly being served from a deli counter in grocery stores, due to possible listeria contamination.
The products were also sold at Dave’s Marketplace in Rhode Island and Aldi stores in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
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The frozen cooked, diced or shredded, RTE chicken products were produced between January 21, 2019, and September 24, 2019. The products subject to recall can be found here: Recalled Products »
A list of the retailers that sold the chicken can be found here: Retailers »
You can also see the labels of the recalled chicken here: Labels »
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “Est. P-17453” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
The USDA said consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.