A Raeford, N.C. establishment is now recalling more than 4,100 pounds of oven-roasted chicken products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The products in question were distributed to delicatessens and food service institutions in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. If you have purchased chicken breast included in this recall, you should discard it immediately or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
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What’s the problem?
December 9, 2011 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today that House of Raeford Farms is currently recalling the following oven-roasted chicken breast products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes:
- 18 to 22-lb boxes containing two 9 to 11-lb. "BONELESS OVEN-ROASTED CHICKEN BREAST"
These items can be identified by the establishment number ‘P-239A’ located inside the USDA mark of inspection along with the product code ‘94268’ and package date ‘1270’ (September 27, 2011).
The contamination was identified after a customer’s laboratory sample tested positive for listeria. To date, there have been no illnesses reported in connection with this chicken recall lawsuit. Anyone concerned they may have food poisoning should contact their healthcare provider immediately.
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Listeria Food Poisoning (Listeriosis)
Listeria is a gram-positive bacterial genus that consists of seven known species. The genus was named after the pioneer of sterile surgery Joseph Lister in 1940. The major human pathogen in the genus is Listeria monocytogenes, which leads to listeriosis, a potentially life-threatening infection caused by eating food contaminated with bacteria.
Listeriosis is an extremely serious disease and has a mortality rate greater than 25%. The two main clinical manifestations of listeriosis include sepsis and meningitis. Signs and symptoms of listeriosis may include:
- muscle aches
- stiff neck
- confusion or changes in alertness
- loss of balance
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