Ready-To-Eat Chicken Recalled Nationwide for Possible Listeria

Routine testing found the contaminant in a sample.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reports that Al-Safa US LLC, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, has recalled approximately 2,010 pounds of imported frozen ready-to-eat chicken products that may be contaminated with listeria. Two products—shipped to retail locations nationwide in the United States—are part of the recall.

The products are:

  • Al Safa Halal Charcoal Grilled Chicken Seekh Kebab Grilled, Minced, Chicken Patty Kebab

  • Al Safa Halal Fully Cooked Chicken Chapli Kebab Seasoned Chicken Patty

A routine FSIS test found that the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. There are no confirmed reports of illness from consuming the products to date.

How to Identify the Recalled Al Safa Products

The products were produced in Canada on June 5, 2024, and imported to the U.S. on June 13 and 21, 2024, with the following identifying marks.

  • 12.1-ounce cardboard box package containing “Al Safa Halal Charcoal Grilled Chicken Seekh Kebab Grilled, Minced, Chicken Patty Kebab” with “NOV 30 25” and “0605404” printed on a sticker on the outside of the package.

  • 14.11-ounce cardboard box package containing “Al Safa Halal Fully Cooked Chicken Chapli Kebab Seasoned Chicken Patty” with “NOV 30 25” and “0605416” printed on a sticker on the outside of the package.

Additionally, both products will have the establishment number “866” inside the Canadian mark of inspection. Photos of the product labels can be found here.

Anyone who has purchased the recalled products should not eat them. They should throw the products away or return them to the place of purchase. Those with questions regarding the recall can contact Marwan Mahaboob Basha, Al-Safa US LLC, at 800-268-8174.

For more information on listeria, including symptoms of listeria infection, see the CDC’s listeria page.

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