Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 8.5 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products because they may be contaminated with listeria, according to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service.
Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, convulsions, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal symptoms.
The frozen, fully cooked chicken products were produced between Decemeber 26, 2020, and April 13, 2021.
The products subject to recall bear the establishment number EST. P-7089. The products were shipped nationwide to retailers and institutions, including hospitals, nursing facilities, restaurants, schools, and Department of Defense locations.
The products include pulled chicken breast, boneless and skinless chicken breasts with rib meat, fajita-seasoned diced chicken breasts with rib meat, oven-roasted diced chicken breast, and sliced chicken breast strips
So far, at least two people have reportedly become ill.