Tyson recalls almost 8.5 million pounds of chicken after 1 death, 3 hospitalizations

The Food Safety Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Saturday that Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 8,492,832 pounds of its ready-to-eat chicken products due to a possible listeria contamination.

The frozen, fully cooked products were produced between Dec. 26, 2020, and April 13, 2021, and were shipped nationwide to stores, hospitals, nursing homes, restaurants, schools and more. Recalled items have the establishment number “EST. P-7089” on the product bag or inside the USDA inspection mark.

The full list of the products subject to recall includes but is not limited to:

  • Tyson Pulled Chicken Breast – Fully Cooked, Boneless Skinless with Rib Meat, Seasoned, Smoke Flavor Added

  • Tyson Fully Cooked, Boneless, Skinless – Pulled Chicken Breasts with Rib Meat

  • Jet’s Pizza – Fully Cooked, Fajita Seasoned, Boneless, Skinless – Diced Chicken Breasts with Rib Meat

  • Tyson Fully Cooked Diced Grilled Chicken Breast with Rib Meat

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Food TV personality Darius Cooks accused of being a crook

Social media food sensation Darius Williams, better known by his business name Darius Cooks, has come under widespread fire.

Social media food sensation Darius Williams, better known by his business name Darius Cooks, has come under fire after multiple allegations from fellow chefs and fans.

The food blogger — who has more than 1 million followers on Facebook — is being accused of stealing recipes from lesser-known chefs, as well as fraud and even assault.

There had been some quiet allegations against Williams for over a year from fans of his on Facebook, who accused him of not sending cookbooks that they ordered or refusing to refund tickets to his private Dining with Darius dinner parties, which have been frequently scheduled then canceled. These incidents earned Williams multiple complaints against him filed with the Better Business Bureau.

Social media food sensation Darius Williams, better known as the action assertion Darius Cooks, has come under fire after multiple allegations from fellow chefs and fans. (Facebook)

Social media food sensation Darius Williams, better known as the action

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Walmart, Target, Kroger, Publix, among stores that sold Tyson chicken products recalled for listeria risk

Walmart, Target, Kroger, Publix, H-E-B and Wegmans are among the retailers that sold Tyson Foods’ recalled chicken products.

The retailers each posted recall notices on their websites after Tyson Foods’ announcement Saturday that it was voluntarily recalling approximately 8.5 million pounds of frozen, cooked chicken products for possible listeria contamination.

The recall includes Tyson branded fully cooked and frozen products and private label products for restaurants, including Jet’s Pizza, Casey’s General Store, Marco’s Pizza and Little Caesars.

A full list of the retailers that sold the affected products was not available Monday. It will be posted on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service recall website when available, Tyson Foods said in a news release.

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