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Chicago-based company recalls nearly 2 millions pounds of chicken

Posted by wlpo on July 17, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) – If you cook chicken, it’s time to check your fridge and freezer.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Chicago-based Aspen Foods is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of raw, frozen chicken products over concerns they might be contaminated with salmonella.

The federal agency says it determined that there was a link between the products and three people in Minnesota getting infected with salmonella. The agency says the products are stuffed and breaded and may appear cooked, but they are raw.

The chicken was shipped nationwide and has the establishment number “P-1358” in the USDA inspection mark. Brands associated with the recall include Kirkwood, Roundy’s, Safeway Kitchens and Spartan.

The Department of Agriculture said earlier this week that Barber Foods of Maine is recalling 1.7 million pounds of frozen chicken products over salmonella concerns.

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