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Tyson recalls 33K pounds of chicken products

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It was reported today that Tyson has recalled 33,000 pounds of mechanically separated chicken products.

According to details on WCNC.com the recalled chicken products may contain salmonella. The report shared the following details:

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday in a news release the product was not sold in retail stores. It was produced on Oct. 11 and shipped nationwide for institutional use.

The chicken has been linked to illnesses in a Tennessee correctional facility, where seven people got sick and two were hospitalized.

A similar report about the recalled Tyson chicken products will be found on several other internet sites including KJRH.com.

Several ways to avoid salmonella contamination are considered in this article.

A report by CBSnew.com stated that the products were for institutional use, offering the following information:

The chicken was intended for institutional use only across the country, and would not have made its way for consumer purchase in retail stores. This particular product was shipped to centers in California, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

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