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2 companies recall 2.7m pounds of frozen chicken products

Frozen chicken products from Barber Foods and Aspen Foods have been linked to 10 salmonella cases, leading the companies to recall a combined 2.7 million pounds of chicken.

The recalls affect private label products from Meijer, Loblaw, Roundy’s, Safeway and SpartanNash, as well as national brands sold in stores like Aldi, Giant, Schnucks and others.

Barber Foods initially issued a recall on July 2, which was updated on July 15. The recall entails 1.7 million pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed chicken products sold under the Meijer, Loblaw No Name and Barber Foods brands.

According to the CDC, seven cases of salmonella enteritidis in Minnesota, Oklahoma and Wisconsin have been linked to Barber Foods’ chicken.

Aspen Foods’ July 15 recall impacts 2 million pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken products, including some sold under the Roundy’s, Safeway Kitchens and Spartan brands, among others.

The CDC lists three cases of salmonella enteritidis in Minnesota linked to Aspen Foods’ products.

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