Foster Farms issues chicken breast strips recall affects Washington, Idaho and Oregon

foster_farms.pngFoster Farms, Farmerville, LA, has issued a limited voluntary recall of 39,747 pounds of Chicken Breast Grilled Strips produced on August 5 and distributed to Washington state due in possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The recalled products have a “best by” date of 8-05-15 and a plant code of P-33901.

The presence of the pathogen was discovered during routine testing by Foster Farms. There have been no reports of illness associated with the recalled product.

The recall only affects the 3.25 pound packages sold at Costco stores in Alaska, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Idaho, Montana, Texas, Hawaii and Washington. All retailers have been notified.

Costco generally reaches out to customers via a letter or e-mail since they have this information available because customers use a member number.

For more information about the recall, see the Foster Farms website or Costco website.

Salmonella Symptoms

Salmonella is a bacteria which can cause salmonellosis, a food-borne illness, in humans.

Symptoms can include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Abdmonal cramps
  • Fever

In some cases, symptoms of food-borne illness can be quite sever and require hospitalization. The elderly, pregnant women, young children and people with compromised immune systems may be especially vulnerable to the effects of the illness. People with severe symptoms should consult their physician or local hospital.

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