Oct 26, 2015 2:09 PM
Whole Foods Markets remove curry chicken salad after possible Listeria contamination
EVERETT, Mass. - A Massachusetts Whole Foods Market recalled more than 230 pounds of curry chicken salad that could contain Listeria monocytogenes.
According to Fox News, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced prepackaged products sold at the market's salad bars could contain the chicken salad as well.
The recalled curry chicken was packaged on October 16 and has a sell by date of October 23.
The meat was distributed to retail locations in Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island.
The following packaged curry chicken salad are part of the recall:
- Sold by weight “Curry Chicken Salad, Our Chef’s Own” bearing UPC Code # 285551.
- Sold by weight “Curry Chicken Salad CC” bearing UPC Code # 261068.
- Sold by weight “PPK Salad Chicken Curry” bearing UPC Code # 263142
- 12 oz. “Curry Chicken Salad Wrap, Made Right Here” bearing UPC Code # 263144.
- 7 oz. “Single Curry Chicken Salad Wrap, Made Right Here” bearing UPC Code # 263126.
- 7 oz. “Curry Chicken Salad Rollup” bearing UPC Code # 265325
There have been no reports of adverse reactions but the recall was announced after Mass. Department of Public Healthy.
Foods with Listeria monocyytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that can weaken the immune system and cause serious problems for pregnant women and newborns.