Recall: Ready to Eat Chicken, Recall Expanded

Pilgrim’s Pride has expanded its recall from last week, to include approximately 7, 072 pounds of chicken for suspected contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Recalled products include:

  • 2 lb bags Pilgrim’s Pride Fully Cooked Chicken Breast Nuggets

The recalled products were shipped to some 57 Dollar General stores in West Virginia, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Georgia, Florida and Alabama. The recall applies to the two-pound bags that have a best-by date of June 2, 2012 and UPC number 77013 16224. So far no reports of illness have been received.

Consumers with questions regarding the recall may contact Pilgrim's toll-free at 800-321-1470.

Recall: Purina Recalls Cat Food

Nestle Purina is voluntarily recalling approximately 870 bags of cat food shipped to Colorado, Idaho, and Oregon for possible Salmonella contamination. Recalled products include:Recalled Purina Cat Food

  • 6.3 lb bag Cat Chow Naturals Dry Cat Food,
    • Best by date & production code:  AUG 2012 10331083 13
    • Bag UPC code: 17800 11320
  • 3.15 lb bag Friskies Grillers Blend Dry Cat Food
    • Best by date & production code: AUG 2012 10381083 06
    • Bag UPC code 50000 08450
  • 16 lb Friskies Grillers Blend Dry Cat Food
    • Best by date & production code: AUG 2012 10381083 06
    • Bag UPC code: 50000 57578

The bags of food in this recall were distributed in February 2011. For further information or to obtain a product refund, consumers can call NPPC toll-free at 1-800-982-6559 weekdays 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time, or visit www.purina.com.

Recall: Agramod Papayas

On July 23, 2011, The FDA announced a recall of papayas sold throughout the United States and Canada prior to July 23, 2011.

Fresh, Whole Papayas were distributed nationwide and to Canada through retail stores and wholesalers. The papayas are being recalled for suspected Salmonella contamination. Recalled products include the following brand papayas:

  • Blondie--has a blue and orange sticker label with green and white lettering on the fruit stating “Blondie 4395Mexico”
  • Yaya-- has a yellow, red, orange, and green label with white, green, and red lettering stating “Yaya Premium Papayas” Yaya PLU-4395 Mexico
  • Mañanita-- has a green, yellow and red sticker label stating Mañanita 4395”
  • Tastylicious-- has a white and blue sticker with red and white lettering stating “4395 TastyliciousMEXICO”

Agramod is recalling all of the brand papayas listed above. The papayas are possibly linked to 97 reported cases of Salmonella Agona, including 10 hospitalizations, in 23 states throughout the U.S.  Recent FDA sampling of the companies papayas revealed two strains of Salmonella. Distribution of the company’s papayas has been stopped until the source of the contamination is resolved.

Consumers who have purchased the Blondie, Yaya, Mañanita, and Tastylicious Brand Papayas are urged to return it to the store where it was purchased. Consumers may contact the company at (800) 385-7658, Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm CST.

What to Do if You have Become Sick or Were Affected by a Recalled Product

Those who have become sick or injured or have had a pet become sick as a result of any of these recalls may be able to receive compensation for their injuries, medical bills, and other expenses or damages.  If you feel you have been injured by a recalled product, contact an experienced products liability attorney.

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