Whole Foods issues recall for chicken salad, pasta salad over listeria bacteria

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Whole Foods Recalls Deli Products Over Listeria Concerns

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Whole Foods has issued a voluntary recall for more than 230 pounds of curried chicken as well as pasta salads after products tested positive for listeria.

The curry chicken salad was packaged on Oct. 16, 2015 and sold in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The contaminated dishes have a sell by date of Oct. 23 and are listed below.

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Sold by weight "Curry Chicken Salad, Our Chef's Own" bearing UPC Code # 285551.
Sold by weight "Curry Chicken Salad CC" bearing UPC Code # 261068.
Sold by weight "PPK Salad Chicken Curry" bearing UPC Code # 263142
12 oz. "Curry Chicken Salad Wrap, Made Right Here" bearing UPC Code # 263144.
7 oz. "Single Curry Chicken Salad Wrap, Made Right Here" bearing UPC Code # 263126.
7 oz. "Curry Chicken Salad Rollup" bearing UPC Code # 265325.


The USDA reports there have been no confirmed sicknesses due to the outbreak. Consumption of food adulterated food could cause serious infection, especially in older adults or people with weakened immune systems.

Whole Foods issued an additional recall for select pasta salads that tested positive for listeria. The salads were sold prepackaged, in salad bars and sandwiches and wraps prepared at the store. The affected products were sold in stores between Oct. 18 and Oct. 25 and have a sell by date of Oct. 23.

260976 Classic Deli Pasta Salad, Sold by weight Sell by 10/23/15
270742 FP Pasta Salad Classic Deli, sold by weight Sell by 10/23/15
0 36406 30001 7 Classic Deli Pasta Salad, 6oz Sell by 10/23/15
0 36406 30264 6 Classic Deli Pasta Salad, 14 oz Sell by 10/23/15


Anyone who has purchased any of these products is urged to throw away the item and bring their receipt to Whole Foods for a refund.

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