WASHINGTON (WFLA) – Barber Foods, a Maine-based company is expanding the earlier recall of frozen chicken products due to possible Salmonella Enteritidis contamination. The recall now covers 1,707,494 pounds of frozen, raw stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on their website.
The initial recall issued on July 2 covered approximately 58,320 pounds of the product. According to FSIS, six patients in Wisconsin and Minnesota contracted Salmonella after eating the chicken.
The chicken products were produced between February 17, 2015 and May 20, 2015. The products under recall have the establishment number “P-276” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
The chicken products were distributed to retail locations nationwide and in Canada.
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