Check your freezer for fully cooked chicken products.
Tyson Foods Inc., a leading producer of poultry, is voluntarily recalling nearly 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall Saturday evening.
The frozen product was produced at a plant in Dexter, Missouri, between Dec. 26, 2020, and April 13, 2021, and includes more than two dozen fully cooked chicken products. A variety of fully cooked chicken sold in bag sizes from 12-ounce bags of fully-cooked oven roasted diced chicken breast to 30-pound bags of fully cooked chicken fajita strips are being recalled. Products were also sold under brands such as Jet’s Pizza, Casey’s General Store, Marco’s Pizza and Little Caesars.
“We’re committed to providing safe, healthy food that people rely on every day,” Scott Brooks, senior vice president, food safety