Tyson Foods recalls some ready-to-eat chicken products due to possible Listeria contamination

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The recall includes some Tyson Foods and H-E-B brand products sold at H-E-B stores and South Flo Pizza locations

(Texas) —

 

H-E-B supplier Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 8,492,832 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, as reported by Tyson Foods. This recall involves some Tyson Foods products and certain H-E-B brand products sold at H-E-B stores and South Flo Pizza locations in Texas.

The affected frozen, fully cooked chicken Tyson brand products from Tyson Foods were produced between December 26, 2020 and April 13, 2021. The affected H-E-B Meal Simple items were produced from Jan. 28, 2021 – July 4, 2021. The affected South Flo Pizza items were produced from Jan. 13, 2021 – July 4, 2021. All products related to this recall that were sold at H-E-B have been removed from production and store shelves.

The following products from H-E-B are subject to the recall issued by Tyson Foods:

Tyson brand items available at H-E-B

Product UPC Production dates
TYSON GRILLED CKN BRST FILLETS 0002370002188 12/26/20-4/13/21
TYSON FAJITA CHICKEN STRIPS 0002370001628 12/26/20-4/13/21
TYSON GRLD & RDY PULLED CHKN 0002370003964 12/26/20-4/13/21
TYSON GRILLED CHKN BRST 0002370001625 12/26/20-4/13/21
TYSON FC GRILLED CK BRST DICED 0002370001627 12/26/20-4/13/21
G&R SWT TERIYAKI THIGH FILLET 0002370003526 12/26/20-4/13/21

H-E-B Meal Simple items

South Flo Pizza items

ITEM DESCRIPTION (MADE IN STORE) PLU Affected date codes  
SOUTH FLO PIZZA BUFFALO CHICKEN 16IN 88869208311 1/13/21 -7/4/21
SOUTH FLO PIZZA BUFFALO CHICKEN 8IN 88869208312 1/13/21 -7/4/21
SOUTH FLO PIZZA CRUSTLESS BUFFALO CHICKEN 88869208313 1/13/21 -7/4/21
ADD CHICKEN 88869208265 1/13/21 -7/4/21 NO IMAGE

 

The products subject to recall issued by Tyson Foods bear establishment number “EST. P-7089” on the product bag or inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped nationwide to retailers and institutions. Customers can view the recall from Tyson Foods here.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

While there have been illnesses related to this recall issued by Tyson Foods, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions associated with products from H-E-B stores. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Members of the media who have questions regarding the recall can contact Derek Burleson, Communications Manager, Tyson Foods, at (479) 290-6466 or derek.burleson@tyson.com. Consumers who have questions can contact Tyson Foods customer relations at (855) 382-3101.

H-E-B customers who purchased any of the products related to this recall can return them to the store for a full refund. Customers with any questions may contact H-E-B Customer Service at 1-855-432-4438 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Standard Time.

Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.

 

 



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