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Popular prepared chicken products recalled due to Listeria contamination

Last Updated Aug 23, 2019 at 11:42 pm EDT

Summary

The warning from The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is aimed at B.C., Manitoba, and Ontario.


The agency recalled Rosemount brand cooked diced chicken Friday


Wednesday it recalled Reuven International diced chicken and Sysco brand Natural Proportions Cooked Shredded Chicken


OTTAWA (NEWS 1130) — Three popular chicken products have been recalled due to a possible Listeria contamination.

The warning from The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is aimed at B.C., Manitoba, and Ontario.

The agency recalled Rosemount brand cooked diced chicken Friday.

Wednesday it recalled two other prepared chicken products–Reuven International diced chicken and Sysco brand Natural Proportions Cooked Shredded Chicken.

Eating food contaminated with Listeria can cause vomiting, fever, and flu-like symptoms. The effects can be devastating for seniors and pregnant women, in some cases it can be fatal.

“Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products,” the agency says.

It urges people to throw away any chicken that may be contaminated, even if it doesn’t look or smell bad.