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Staph contamination prompts Murray’s chicken product recall

Posted on November 8, 2014 12:32 pm under Defective Food Product

Pennsylvania-based Murray’s Inc. has issued a nationwide consumer-level recall of 31,689 pounds of breaded chicken products due to possible staph contamination, Daily Digest News reported on October 26.

The affected products are Bell & Evans Gluten Free Chicken Breast Nuggets in 12-ounce boxes and Bell & Evans Gluten Free Chicken Breast in 10.5-ounce packs, which have a Best By date of August 9, 2015. In a statement released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Services (FSIS), the affected chicken products might be contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus, a type of bacteria that can cause food poisoning and other food-borne diseases immediately after exposure.

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