WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Tyson Foods, Inc. is recalling about 33,840 pounds of mechanically separated chicken products that may be contaminated with a Salmonella Heidelberg strain, officials said.
In a press release officials say, "The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "P-13556" inside the USDA mark of inspection with case code 2843SDL1412 - 18. These products were shipped for institutional use only, nationwide. The product is not available for consumer purchase in retail stores."
If you accidentally take food contaminated with Salmonella, it can cause salmonellosis. The most common symptoms of this are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating the contaminated product. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Most people recover without treatment. However, in severe cases, people do have to get hospitalized. If you have concerns, contact your health care provider immediately.