Tyson expands chicken recall over possible listeria contamination

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Nearly 500,000 additional pounds of Tyson Foods chicken are being recalled over fears that it could be contaminated with harmful bacteria. 

In total, Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling more than 8.9 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products “that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said in an updated notice Thursday. 

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“Details of this recall were updated to reflect additional date codes and an increase in product poundage from approximately 8,492,832 pounds to approximately 8,955,296 pounds,” FSIS said, adding that the product names and codes remain the same. 

The recalled products – listed here– were produced at a Dexter, Missouri, plant between Dec. 26, 2020, and April 13, 2021,…

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