Chicken Breasts Recalled Over Fears Of Listeria Contamination

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a  recall of cooked chicken that was shipped to Florida over concerns it may be contaminated with Listeria.

The chicken originated from House of Raeford Farms in Raeford, North Carolina.

The recalled chicken is packaged in 18 to 22 lb. boxes containing 9 to 11 lb. labeled “Boneless Oven Roasted Chicken Breast”.

The recalled products bear the establishment number “P-239A” inside the USDA mark of inspection along with a product code of “94268” and a package date of “1270” (Sept. 27, 2011). The products were shipped to delicatessens and food service institutions for further processing in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

The contamination was discovered after a routine laboratory sample was tested. The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service has not received any reports of illness due to consumption of the chicken.

Consumers and media with questions regarding the recall should contact the company’s Manager, Corporate Communications, Dave Witter at (910) 289-6895.

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