Dillons stores part of nationwide chicken recall

  • Dillons stores part of nationwide chicken recall

Dillons stores part of nationwide chicken recall

Tip Top Poultry, Inc., of Rockmart, Georgia issued the recall in late September for frozen cooked, diced, or shredded chicken, which was sold under various brands at stores including Trader Joe's and Target.

In releasing the list, the USDA includes its usual caveat, that this list might not be comprehensive and might include some stores that didn't get the recalled product.

The USDA has put out a list detailing all affected retailers which include Kroger, Aldi, Food 4 Less and many others.

Items affected by the recall were produced from January 21, 2019 through September 24, 2019.

The recall was expanded this week when the company discovered the chicken had been used in additional products, including food that may have been available at the deli counter.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number "Est". A full list of stores affected by the recall can be found here. "P-17453" inside the inspection mark on the packaging, the inspection service said.

Signs of listeria include "headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms", according to the USDA. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. A full list is available online, but it includes some Aldi and Weis market locations in NY. Pregnant women, newborns, older adults and people with weakened immune systems are most at risk when infected with the illness.

An outbreak of listeria in the USA lasted from November 2016 to September 2019 and affected 10 people in five states, according to the CDC. A listeria infection may result in brain or bloodstream infection and can be treated with antibiotics.