Expresco Foods recalls chicken skewers for listeria contamination

Posted at 11:08 PM, Aug 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-24 23:26:00-04

Expresco Foods Inc. is recalled more than 20,000 lbs. of imported chicken skewers that may have been contaminated with listeria.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, an import inspector detected the problem during a routine inspection of foreign shipments.

The recalled skewers are "West End Cuisine Grilled Mediterranean Style Chicken Skewers Hand Made with Chicken Breast" with UPC code 621588314947 with lot codes 172562, 172571, 172640 and 172704, and "Expresco Grilled Garlic & Herb Chicken Skewers" with UPC code 621588315555 with lot codes 172563, 172668, 172669 and 172670.

The affected products also bear establishment number "36" inside the Canadian Food Inspection Agency mark of inspection. They were shipped to Illinois, Arizona, Florida, Maryland, Connecticut, Michigan and Texas.

If you purchased these products, you are urged to not consume them and throw them away or return them to the point of purchase.