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Listeria concerns prompt chicken salad recall

The Boston Salads and Provisions company has recalled about 200,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad products due to contamination with listeria bacteria, according to federal regulators.

The chicken salad, produced between Aug. 23 and Oct. 14, was shipped to retail locations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement.

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The tainted products could be marked with sell-by dates ranging from Sept. 13 through Nov. 4, and could have the number P-17999 inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The recalled chicken products are spread over six brands: Boston Salads, Price Chopper, Dietz & Watson, Market Source, Northern Haserot, and Rachael’s Gourmet. A full list of the recalled products can be found on the USDA’s website.

No reports of illness due to the products have surfaced, but consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a potentially dangerous infection that can weaken the immune system.

Older adults, as well as pregnant woman and infants, are most at risk from listeria infections, according to the USDA. The symptoms of listeriosis include fever, muscle aches, headache, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea.

The USDA advised anyone experiencing those symptoms to contact a health professional.

Jasper Craven can be reached at jasper.craven@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @Jasper_Craven.
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