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Clarification: King Soopers recalls chicken salad for Listeria risk

Editor’s note: The Kroger Co. clarified the recall information in a special statement issues after this story was published. The implicated chicken salad was distributed only to King Soopers stores. This story has been updated to reflect that information. The Food and Drug Administration posted the statement here.  A regional grocery store chain owned by the Kroger… Continue Reading

Utah woman sues Costco for taking away her Broadway dream

Chicken salad purchased at Costco, which turned out to be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, has ravaged the life of a 20-year-old Utah woman who’s had to give up her lifelong goal of acting on Broadway. Attorneys for Chloe Rodgerson Monday sued the Seattle-based Costco Wholesale Corp. in U.S. District Court for the Central Division of… Continue Reading

Various recalls — fresh and frozen — for milk in crumbs

Fate of more than 90 tons of food unknown; producer of mislabeled ingredient not identified by feds

In the third recall of seemingly unrelated food products since Tuesday, the Aldon Food Corp. recalled 18,570 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad packaged under four brands late Wednesday because bread crumbs used in it were made with milk, which is not declared on the label and is a known allergen. It is not known if… Continue Reading

Small recall of chicken salad at Whole Foods stores in east

Attleboro, MA-based Willow Tree Poultry Farm Inc. is recalling 204 pounds of chicken salad products because of misbranding, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The consumer ready product containers are labeled as chicken salad with the USDA mark of inspection, but actually contain an egg salad product, according to the Jan…. Continue Reading

Chicken Salad Recalled over Extraneous Plastic Materials

Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc. in New Oxford, PA has recalled approximately 3,710 pounds of chicken salad products that may be contaminated with extraneous plastic materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The chicken salad items were produced on various dates between Jan. 28 and Feb. 11, 2016…. Continue Reading

CDC: 19 E. Coli Cases in 7 States Linked to Costco Rotisserie Chicken Salad

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Tuesday that, as of Nov. 23, there were 19 people from seven states sickened by the outbreak strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 linked to consumption of Costco chicken salad made with rotisserie chicken. Five people have been hospitalized and two developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a… Continue Reading

Costco Chicken Salad Linked to E. Coli Outbreak in CO, UT, MT and WA

In a statement posted Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced that it is working with other western states and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to investigate illnesses due to E. coli O157:H7 from chicken salad purchased at Colorado Costco stores in late October. The… Continue Reading

BBQ Chicken Salad Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

A California company is recalling approximately 5,610 pounds of its barbecue chicken salad because the product contains diced onions that were recalled for potential Listeria contamination last week. Huxtable’s Kitchen of Vernon, CA issued a voluntary recall of the BBQ chicken salads Friday after another company – Gill’s Onions – announced last week that a… Continue Reading