Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Nuggets, sold at Stop & Shop, have been recalled due to potential Staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination.
Murry’s Inc. has recalled boxes of gluten-free breaded chicken nuggets after a test came back positive for food poisoning. The product bears the establishment number P-516 inside the USDA mark of inspection. The items were shipped for nationwide distribution.
Symptoms, which can appear in as little as 30 minutes, can include nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, and diarrhea.
The problem was discovered during a routine retail surveillance and sampling program.
Staphylococcal enterotoxin is a common bacteria that causes gastrointestinal illness. The recalled product is marked as best by 03/25/2016 and has a UPC of 738985277291.
No reports of illness have been connected to this recall, USDA said. Most patients recover after one to three days. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. “We value the trust our customers place in the products we produce for them”, Ira Mendelson, Murry’s president said in a statement. Even though S.aureus is found on the skin and in the noses of healthy individuals, it can produce seven different toxins that are sometimes responsible for food poisoning. Thoroughly cooking a product does not prevent illness.
Customers who have purchased these products should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant/Martin’s for a full refund.