California Firm Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Pasta Salad Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
November 8, 2010 – Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall of about 7,325 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken pasta salad products because they contain cilantro that may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The products being recalled include:
- 12 oz. packages of “Spicy THAI STYLE PASTA SALAD”
The chicken pasta products were produced on Oct. 25, 27, and 29, 2010. The packages bear the establishment number “P-21030” within the USDA Mark of Inspection as well as a “USE BY” date of Oct. 31 or Nov. 1-6, 2010.
Salmonella Food Poisoning Information
Salmonella is a bacterium that causes one of the most common enteric (intestinal) infections in the United States – Salmonellosis. The reported incidence of Salmonella illnesses is about 14 cases per each 100,000 persons, amounting to approximately 30,000 confirmed cases of salmonellosis yearly in the U.S. In 2005, just over 36,000 cases were reported from public health laboratories across the nation, representing a 12 percent decrease compared with the previous decade, but a 1.5 percent increase over 2004.
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