Houston company recalls nearly 3.5 tons of chicken salad

By AP, Amy Davis - Reporter/Consumer Expert
FDA

One of the packages of chicken salad that is being recalled by a Houston company is seen in this undated image.

HOUSTON - A Houston company has recalled nearly 3.5 tons (2.72 metric tons) of ready-to-eat chicken salad that regulators say may be contaminated with listeria.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday announced the recall by Ron's Home Style Foods.

The 6,912 pounds (3,135.26 kilograms) were produced and packaged Oct. 22 and shipped to Texas retailers. The products have P-32049 inside the USDA mark.

The problem was discovered Tuesday during reviews by federal inspectors. USDA officials have no reports of anyone getting sick.

The recall involves:

  • 5-lb. bulk packages of Ron's Home Style Foods cranberry pecan white meat chicken salad with a use by date of Nov. 25, 2018.
  • 5-lb. bulk packages of Ron's Home Style Foods chicken salad supreme with a use by date of Nov. 25, 2018.
  • 32-lb. bulk packages of Ron's Home Style Foods' sandwich factory chicken salad with a use by date of Nov. 16, 2018.
  • 32-lb. bulk packages of Ron's Home Style Foods honey pecan white meat chicken salad with a use by date of Nov. 21, 2018.
  • 12-oz. plastic container of Texas Kitchen Salads cranberry pecan white chicken sald with a use by date of Nov. 25, 2018.
  • 12-oz. plastic container of Texas Kitchen Salads chicken salad supreme with a use by date of Nov. 25, 2018.

Listeriosis can cause diarrhea, fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions.

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