Our law firm is representing people sickened in Salmonella outbreaks linked to frozen chicken Kiev and Cordon Bleu.
- Outbreak 1 Linked to Barber Foods: 5 people in Minnesota and one in Wisconsin were sickened by the same train of Salmonella Enteritidis after eating Barber Foods brand Chicken Kiev stuffed chicken breast. Illness onset dates ranged from April 5, 2015 to June 23, 2015. Two people were hospitalized.
- Outbreak 2 Linked to Antioch Farms: 3 people were sickened by a different strain of Salmonella Enteritidis after eating Antioch Farms brand Cordon Bleu raw stuffed chicken breast. Illness onset dates ranged from May 9, 2015 to June 8, 2015. Two people were hospitalized.
On July 2, 2015, Barber Foods issued a recall of approximately 58,320 pounds of Chicken Kiev due to the risk of contamination with Salmonella Enteritidis. The product subject to recall includes a 2 lb.-4 oz. box containing six individually pouched pieces of “Barber Foods Premium Entrees Breaded-Boneless Raw Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Rib Meat Kiev” with use by/sell by dates of April 28, 2016, May 20, 2016, and July 21, 2016. The product was available for purchase at Sam’s Club retail stores in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
On July 12, 2015, Barber Foods expanded its recall to include 1.7 million pounds of frozen, raw stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. The recall included Chicken Kiev as well as other types of frozen chicken products. The chicken products were produced between February 17, 2015 and May 20, 2015. The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-276” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were shipped to retail locations nationwide and Canada and sold under many different brand names. A list of recalled products is available here.
On July 13, 2015, Omaha Steaks issued a recall of stuffed chicken breast products that may be contaminated with Salmonella. These products were manufactured by Barber Foods and sold under the Omaha Steaks label. Products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-4230A” on the packaging. A list of recalled products is available here and includes chicken cordon bleu, chicken Kiev, and chicken with broccoli and cheese.