Aspen Foods Recalls Chicken for Salmonella Contamination
Aspen Foods has recalled 561,000 pounds of chicken products due to possible salmonella contamination.
About the Corn Recall
According to the Associated Press, the frozen chicken tested positive for Salmonella Enteritidis.
The frozen chicken was sold under the following brands: Acclaim, Antioch Farms, Buckley Farms, Centrella Signature, Chestnut Farms, Family Favorites, Home Dining Selections, Kirkwood, Koch Foods, Market Day, Oven Cravers, Rose, Rosebud Farm, Roundy’s, Safeway Kitchens, Schwan’s, Shaner’s, Spartan, Sysco
Products included in the recall were made between August 25, 2015 and September 17, 2015 with “best if used by” dates of August 23, 2016 to December 15, 2016.
About Salmonella Infections
The following information was provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
- Healthy individuals may experience short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Salmonella can also cause stillbirths and miscarriages among pregnant women.
- Every year, Salmonella causes an average of one million illnesses, 19,000 hospitalizations, and 380 deaths.
- Children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems are at the highest risk of serious Salmonella-related complications.