Albertsons recall products containing chicken due to Listeria Monocytogenes contamination from Tyson Foods

Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) announces the removal of products containing chicken as part of the recall initiated by Tyson Foods, Inc. The product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. On July 4, 2021, Albertsons Companies announced the removal of Signature Café Shredded Roasted Chicken that Tyson Foods also supplied.  The affected Tyson product was produced at one plant located in Dexter, Missouri, between December 26, 2020, and April 13, 2021, and distributed to foodservice and retail customers nationwide and Puerto Rico. The affected Tyson products are being recalled as a precaution due to possible exposure to Listeria monocytogenes. They include SHREDDED CHICKEN, PIZZA BBQ CHICKEN 14 IN LG HOT, CHICKEN PESTO FOCACCIA PIZZA SLICE HOT CAL 410, CHICKEN PESTO WHOLE FOCACCIA PIZZA, and CHICKEN PESTO FOCACCIA PIZZA SLICE. Tyson Foods supplied chicken used by Albertsons Companies to produce the items. These products were available for purchase in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington D.C. from the Safeway and Acme banners. Customers may have purchased the items in stores, online for Drive Up and Go, or via grocery delivery. To date, there have not been any reports of Listeria-related illness associated with any of the products. @

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