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Tyson Foods recalls 8.5 million pounds of frozen chicken

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Tyson Foods recalls 85 million pounds of frozen chicken
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The recalled products were frozen, fully cooked chicken produced between December and April, the department said. The products include chicken strips, chicken pizza and pulled chicken breasts that were sold under brand names including Tyson, Jet’s Pizza and Casey’s General Store.

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The packages have the “location code” P-7089 printed on them, the department said.

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In a statementTyson Foods said the recalled products were manufactured at a facility in Dexter, Mo. The company distributed the chicken to stores, hospitals, schools, restaurants and other locations, the Department of Agriculture said.

“We are committed to providing safe, wholesome food that people rely on every day,” Scott Brooks, senior vice president for food safety and quality assurance at Tyson Foods, said in the statement. “We are taking this precaution out of an abundance of caution and in line with our commitment to safety.”

The Department of Agriculture said it would continue its investigation to determine if further cases of listeriosis were linked to the recalled products.

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