Trader Joe’s is caught up in another product recall for suspected food borne illness – this time it is their butter chicken recalled for Listeria. About 240 cartons of the butter chicken, which was imported from Canada, have been distributed to date to Trader Joe’s stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina, Connecticut, Florida, New HampshireNew York, Massachusetts, Virginia, New Jersey, South Carolina, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maine and Rhode Island.
Already this year Trader Joe’s recalled chicken salad and onion products because of Listeria and, of course, it started the Sunland, Inc. peanut butter recall for salmonella with its Creamy salted valencia peanut butter. Now it’s recalling another product, butter chicken recalled for Listeria. Aliya’s Foods produces “Trader Joe’s Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice,” and is recalling almost 5,000 lbs of the frozen product because its chicken may be contaminated with Listeria.
Butter Chicken recalled for Listeria – product codes:
Consumers should be wary of Trader Joe’s Butter Chicken, which is stamped with the product code “2012-10-31″ and lot code “30512.” Given Trader Joe’s track record this year, whether because of bad luck or poor practices, maybe consumers should just stay away from Trader Joe’s products for a while. Trader Joe’s may have been innocent in the recent recalls but its choices in food producers and packagers shows that either the company is not very diligent or is extremely unlucky. Certainly stay away from butter chicken recalled for Listeria.
If you or someone you love has contracted Listeria after eating Trader Joe’s Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice with the product code “2012-10-31″ and lot code “30512,” call today for representation today.