Recalled Frozen Chicken Products Photo: CDC

Health regulators link 28 Salmonella cases to frozen chicken products (See Full List)

*The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new recall, following reports of 28 cases of illnesses across eight states in the country

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

Concerned the wellbeing of consumers as several frozen chicken products have caused some 28 cases of Salmonell in the country, the United States (US) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has moved to issue a new recall of the meat products.

ConsumerConnect reports Salmonella is a bacteria commonly found in frozen chicken products.

Symptoms of a Salmonella infection can include stomach cramps, gastrointestinal problems, and fever, among others, and these symptoms typically last between four and seven days.

It was gathered the health regulatory agency Thursday, August 12 said that it was recalling products, including Dutch Farms Chicken with Broccoli & Cheese, Milford Valley Chicken with Broccoli & Cheese, and Kirkwood Raw Stuffed Chicken Cordon Bleu form the markets.

According to CDC, the full list of recalled products are the following:

  1. Frozen, raw chicken products that are breaded, pre-browned, and stuffed
  2. Dutch Farms Chicken with Broccoli & Cheese (lot code BR 1055; best if used by Feb 24 2023)
  3. Milford Valley Chicken with Broccoli & Cheese (lot code BR 1055; best if used by Feb 24 2023)
  4. Milford Valley Chicken Cordon Bleu (lot code BR 1055; best if used by Feb 24 2023)
  5. Kirkwood Raw Stuffed Chicken, Broccoli & Cheese (lot code BR 1055; best if used by Feb 24 2023)
  6. Kirkwood Raw Stuffed Chicken Cordon Bleu (lot code BR 1056; best if used by Feb 25 2023)

All products have the establishment number “P-2375” inside the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s mark of inspection.

Frozen chicken in superstore

Agency report also notes the health officials said 11 people in eight states have so far been hospitalised for Salmonella infections after consuming breaded frozen chicken products that were stuffed with ingredients.

Twenty-eight illnesses have been reported in total, but the CDC says the actual number of infected people is likely higher.

Reporting cases of infections thus far are Nevada, Arizona, Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, New York and Connecticut states in the US.

In regard to what affected consumers should do in view of the development, the CDC is advising people with any of the recalled products at home to dispose of them or take them back to their place of purchase.

The regulators said: “Do not eat or cook them.

“Throw them away or return them to where you bought them. Wash surfaces and containers that may have touched the recalled product using hot soapy water or a dishwasher.”

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