06 Jul 2021

Tyson Foods recalls 8.5 million pounds of chicken products due to possible Listeria contamination

Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily recalls approximately 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Tyson has been working closely with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on this recall. While there is no conclusive evidence that the products were contaminated at the time of shipment, the voluntary recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution. 

The affected products were produced at one plant located in Dexter, Missouri, between December 26 of 2020 and April 13 of 2021 and distributed to foodservice and retail customers nationwide and in Puerto Rico.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-7089” on the product bag or inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped nationwide to retailers and institutions, including hospitals, nursing facilities, restaurants, schools, and Department of Defense locations.


“We’re committed to providing safe, healthy food that people rely on every day,” said Scott Brooks, senior vice president, food safety and quality assurance, Tyson Foods. “We are taking this precautionary step out of an abundance of caution and in keeping with our commitment to safety.”

Some of the products included in the recall are:

  • Tyson® Pulled Chicken Breast – Fully Cooked, Boneless Skinless with Rib Meat, Seasoned, Smoke Flavor Added
  • Tyson® Fully Cooked, Boneless, Skinless – Pulled Chicken Breasts with Rib Meat
  • Jet’s Pizza – Fully Cooked, Fajita Seasoned, Boneless, Skinless – Diced Chicken Breasts with Rib Meat
  • Tyson® Fully Cooked Diced Grilled Chicken Breast with Rib MeatTyson® Fully Cooked, Seasoned, Grilled – Boneless, Skinless Chicken Strips CN for Fajitas
  • Tyson® Fully Cooked, All Natural, Low Sodium Boneless, Skinless – Pulled Dark and White Chicken

To see the complete list and product details, visit here


On June 9, 2021, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) was notified of






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