FOOD SAFETY NEWS – LSG Sky Chefs is recalling its Chicken Salad Sandwich because of a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The chicken used in this product is subject to a national recall issued by Tyson Foods.
On July 3, the Dexter, MO, unit of Tyson Foods recalled 8.5 million pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
LSG Sky Chefs produces the recalled Chicken Salad Sandwiches for Circle K stores in Phoenix, AZ, and Southern California.
All affected products produced by LSG Sky Chefs have been pulled from Circle K stores.
No other products or retailers are involved in this voluntary recall.
- 5.9 oz. Chicken Salad Sandwich sold at Circle K stores between 6/1/21 – 7/5/21
Additionally, consumers should also look for a “best buy” date of 6/7/21 through 7/9/21.
- This product is packaged with Circle K branding and contains the UPC code: 815138013996.
- As of the posting of this recall, there have been no reports of illnesses associated with this product.
- The recalled product should be disposed of or returned for a full refund.
About Listeria infections
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections.
Anyone who has eaten any recalled products and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about the possible Listeria exposure.
Also, anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products should monitor themselves for symptoms during the coming weeks because it can take up to 70 days after exposure to Listeria for symptoms of listeriosis to develop.
Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and neck stiffness. Specific laboratory tests are required to diagnose Listeria infections, which can mimic other illnesses.
Pregnant women, the elderly, young children, and people such as cancer patients who have weakened immune systems are particularly at risk of serious illnesses, life-threatening infections, and other complications.
Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, their infections can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.
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