USDA: Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. Recalls Meat and Poultry Products due to Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination In Onions

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On October 21st, Bakkavor Foods USA Inc. recalled close to 800,000 pounds of meat and poultry products containing an onion ingredient that is believed to be contaminated with Salmonella and/or Listeria. Currently, there have been no reports of illness or injury. However, if illness occurs after consumption of Bakkavor Foods products, a healthcare provider should be contacted. Symptoms of Salmonellosis include: diarrhea, cramps, and fever seen 12-72 hours after consumption. Symptoms of Listeriosis include: muscle fatigue, confusion, fever, and headache. Pregnant women are at particularly high risk.

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