Tyson Foods issues recall of frozen, fully cooked chicken due to possible Listeria exposure | News

Tyson Foods has voluntarily issued a recall of approximately 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken. Tyson has been working closely with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on this recall, and while there is no conclusive evidence that the products were contaminated at the time of shipment, the voluntary recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution.

The affected products were produced at one plant located in Dexter, Missouri, between December 26 of 2020 and April 13 of 2021 and distributed to foodservice and retail customers nationwide and Puerto Rico. They are being recalled as a precaution due to possible exposure to Listeria monocytogenes, a harmful bacteria.

“We’re committed to providing safe, healthy food that people rely on every day,” said Scott Brooks, senior vice president, food safety and quality assurance, Tyson Foods. “We are taking this precautionary step out of an abundance of caution and in

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Products pulled for listeria concerns

Check your freezer for fully cooked chicken products.

Tyson Foods Inc., a leading producer of poultry, is voluntarily recalling nearly 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall Saturday evening.

The frozen product was produced at a plant in Dexter, Missouri, between Dec. 26, 2020, and April 13, 2021, and includes more than two dozen fully cooked chicken products. A variety of fully cooked chicken sold in bag sizes from 12-ounce bags of fully-cooked oven roasted diced chicken breast to 30-pound bags of fully cooked chicken fajita strips are being recalled. Products were also sold under brands such as Jet’s Pizza, Casey’s General Store, Marco’s Pizza and Little Caesars.

“We’re committed to providing safe, healthy food that people rely on every day,”  Scott Brooks, senior vice president, food safety

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Local Eats: El Lucha Taco food truck features 4 generations of family recipes

BURTON, MI — The El Lucha Taco food truck rolls with four generations of recipes used to create homemade Mexican cuisine.

Adam Mireles’ passion and skills for cooking dates back to his great-grandparents, who would often sell tacos in the 1950′s at Flint’s Chevy in the Hole.

“My great-grandmother and my great-grandfather used to sell tacos on the assembly line and they opened up one of the first restaurants in Flint,” said Mireles, owner of El Lucha Taco food truck.

The food truck features steak, ground beef, grilled chicken and veggie tacos as well as quesadillas, tamales and giant burritos.

Customers can get a set of three beef tacos with flour tortillas for $9 or three ground beef tacos for $8. Steak tacos cost $10 for three servings.

“My burritos are huge,” said Mireles, with a tinge of excitement in his voice. “I would say they’re the size of a

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