Maine manufacturer recalls 1.7 million pounds of chicken products
Barber Foods, a Portland, ME manufacturer of stuffed chicken products, has recalled approximately 1.7 million pounds of frozen, raw stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The products were produced between February and May of this year and shipped to retail locations nationwide and Canada.
SIS was notified of a cluster of Salmonella Enteritidis illnesses on June 24, 2015. Working in conjunction with Minnesota State Departments of Health and Agriculture, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FSIS determined that there is a link between the frozen, raw, stuffed chicken products from Barber Foods and this illness cluster.
More details on the recall and a complete list of products can be found here.