Chicken distributed in Colorado recalled, possibly contaminated |

Chicken distributed in Colorado recalled, possibly contaminated

Three companies have recalled 16,332 pounds of a chicken product because it could be contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.Listeria is a microorganism that can cause serious or fatal infections in children, the elderly or those with weakened immune systems. No illnesses have been reported to date, according to the Agriculture Departments Food Safety and Inspection Service, which sampled the products.Inovata Foods of Alberta, Canada, Costco Wholesale of Issaquah, Wash., and Meijer Distribution Center of Grand Rapids, Mich., recalled Discover Cuisine Red Curry Chicken & Jasmine Rice, with a best buy date of Dec. 18 this year.The Inovata frozen chicken entres were distributed to Whole Foods stores in Colorado, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Wednesday.For more information on the curry chicken and rice recall, consumers can call Inovata at 780-454-8665 ext. 236. On the Net:

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