The company issued the recall on September 28, and expanded it Tuesday "to alert consumers that the recalled ready-to-eat poultry products were used in additional products", the USDA said.
The company issued a recall that includes many of its ready-to-eat chicken products made January 21 through September 24 of this year - including Nutrisystem diet meals and Trader Joe's chicken salad.
Here's the full retail list, released Tuesday by the USDA. "P-17453" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutions nationwide in the United States and Canada (see the recalled products distributed in Canada). The recalled products include ready-to-eat sandwiches and several different types of chicken salad, as well as frozen items such as chicken pot pie sold by Trader Joe's and butter chicken spring rolls sold under Kroger's Private Selection brand.
So far, there have been no reports of illness or any health concerns from anyone who has consumed the chicken in question.
Symptoms of the infection include fever and diarrhea, muscle aches, and headaches.
An outbreak of listeria in the USA lasted from November 2016 to September 2019 and affected 10 people in five states, according to the CDC. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract.
It can also cause "miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn" in pregnant women, the news release read.
Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, people with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. A listeria infection may result in brain or bloodstream infection and can be treated with antibiotics.
Check your refrigerator and freezer.
Additionally, the USDA has provided a list of specific products that have been confirmed as contaminated and should be either returned to the place of purchase or disposed of.