WASHINGTON -- A Wisconsin company, Garden Fresh Foods, is recalling approximately 6,694 additional pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday.
The company is recalling the products in addition to the 19,054 pounds of similar products that were recalled on Sept. 25, 2013.
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The products being recalled have the establishment number “EST. 17256” or “Est. P-17256” inside the USDA mark of inspection, and were distributed to retail and food service establishments nationwide. The products included in the expanded recall were produced between Oct. 10 and Oct. 15, 2013.
FSIS conducted a food safety assessment at the facility following the initial recall.
Microbial testing and other findings as part of the food safety assessment indicated that additional product was contaminated.
FSIS and the company have not received reports of illnesses due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers with questions regarding the recall should contact the company at (800) 645-3367.