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IAFP 2016 — Raw labels and better cooking instructions are not enough

ST. LOUIS — Manufacturers of raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken products should expect a visit this summer by inspectors from the field operations office of USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). According to FSIS scientist Jennifer Sinatra, the visits are part of the agency’s continuing regulatory activities, with inspectors looking at processes used to produce… Continue Reading

CDC Final Update: 15 Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Barber Foods Chicken Products

The outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to raw, frozen, stuffed and breaded chicken entrées produced by Barber Foods appears to be over, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This outbreak was not connected with an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to raw, frozen, stuffed chicken entrees produced by Aspen Foods. A total of 15… Continue Reading

Nearly 2 Million Pounds of Frozen, Raw Stuffed Chicken Products Recalled

Aspen Foods, a division of Koch Poultry Company of Chicago is recalling approximately 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken product that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. The frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken items were produced between April 15, 2015 and July 10, 2015 with “best if used by” dates between July… Continue Reading

Update: Recall Expanded of Frozen, Raw Stuffed Chicken Products

Update: Barber Foods has expanded its July 2, 2015, recall to 1.7 million pounds of frozen, raw stuffed chicken products, according to a USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service announcement issued Sunday, July 12, 2015. The recalled products were produced between Feb. 17, 2015, and May 20, 2015. A full list of products recalled as part… Continue Reading

Two Salmonella Outbreaks in Minnesota Linked to Frozen Raw Breaded Poultry Products

The Minnesota Department of Public Health is urging consumers to handle raw chicken products carefully and cook them thoroughly after seven recent cases of salmonellosis in Minnesota have been linked to raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned, stuffed chicken entrees. The illnesses prompted health officials to remind consumers that the products may look cooked, but are… Continue Reading

44 Salmonella Cases in Canada Linked to Frozen Raw Breaded Poultry Products

The Canadian government is warning consumers about the safety of breaded chicken nuggets, chicken burgers and strips after 44 people have been sickened with Salmonella. The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Health Canada to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella infections in Ontario,… Continue Reading