1.7 million pounds of frozen chicken products recalled over salmonella contamination
WASHINGTON — Barber Foods is recalling more than 1.7 million pounds of frozen, stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with salmonella, according to a USDA news release.
According to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, at least six people in Minnesota and Wisconsin got sick after eating the recalled products between April and late June.
The recall originally was announced July 2 and included 58,000 pounds of chicken products, but the recall was expanded Sunday after additional illnesses were reported.
The recall includes frozen, stuffed and raw chicken packaged in six individual packages per box. The varieties include Chicken Cordon Bleu, Chicken Tenders, Chicken Kiev and Chicken Broccoli Cheese. Here’s a full list of the products included in the recall.
The products were manufactured between Feb. 17 and May 20, and were sold at supermarkets across the U.S.
The packages included in the recall have a use/sell by date of April 28, 2016, May 20, 2016, or July 21, 2016, and a lot code number 0950292102, 0950512101, or 0951132202.
The products subject to recall include the establishment number “P-276” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
Barber Foods is located in Portland, Maine.