Pilgrim's has voluntarily recalled two products from foodservice distributors due to potential contamination from Listeria monocytogenes.
The first product being recalled is 390 pounds of fully cooked grilled chicken breast fillets with rib meat distributed through a foodservice distribution center in Columbus, Ohio, in 30-pound cases. It carries the item code 4250, a code date of 1180 and a use-by date of Dec. 26, 2011. The recalled item was produced in the Pilgrim's plant in Waco, Texas. The second product is approximately 10,850 pounds of Sweet Georgia brand fully cooked breaded white chicken nuggets shaped patties from foodservice distributors in Long Valley, N.J.; El Paso, Texas; and San Antonio, Texas; in 10-pound cases. The recalled product carries the item code 93804 and a code date of 1147. It was produced in the Pilgrim's plant in Mt. Pleasant, Texas.
The company is not aware of any illnesses or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone who is concerned about an illness should consult a physician.