Barber Foods recalls 1.7 million lbs of chicken products

by Rebekah Schouten
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The recall includes several of Barber Foods' Cordon Bleu products.

WASHINGTON — Barber Foods, a Portland, Maine-based company, is recalling approximately 1,707,494 lbs of frozen, raw stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The chicken products subject to recall were produced between Feb. 17, 2015, and May 20, 2015. To see a full list of products recalled, click here.

The recall is an expansion of a July 2 recall of 58,000 lbs of food after the U.S.D.A. received reports of six people in the Minnesota and Wisconsin area showing signs of salmonellosis directly related to consumption of Barber Foods products.

Two more case-patients have been identified with the illness since the first recall.
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