Tyson Foods Recalls 8.5 Million Lbs. of Frozen and Cooked Chicken Products Due to Listeria Risk

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Tyson is issuing a recall.

On Saturday, the food company announced that it is voluntarily recalling about 8.5 million pounds of frozen and cooked chicken products that may have been contaminated with listeria.

The affected products include chicken strips, chicken pizza and pulled chicken breasts that were sold under brand names including Tyson, Jet’s Pizza and Casey’s General Store, according to Tyson.

Those products were produced at a single facility in Dexter, Missouri, between Dec. 26, 2020 and April 13, 2021, and were distributed to foodservice and retail customers across the United States and Puerto Rico, the company

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Tyson Foods issues recall of frozen, fully cooked chicken due to possible Listeria exposure

Jul. 4—Tyson Foods has voluntarily issued a recall of approximately 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken. Tyson has been working closely with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on this recall, and while there is no conclusive evidence that the products were contaminated at the time of shipment, the voluntary recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution.

The affected products were produced at one plant located in Dexter, Missouri, between December 26 of 2020 and April 13 of 2021 and distributed to foodservice and retail customers nationwide and Puerto Rico. They are being recalled as a

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Heating skillet properly based on what is cooked

Most of us understand the need to pay attention during cooking. But what about everything that happens before there’s any food involved? That’s where it can be easy to rush or shortchange the process. Case in point: heating your skillet.

This preliminary step is “one of the fundamental things of cooking,” says Adrienne Cheatham, a chef at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York.

When and how you heat the skillet has implications for how well your food turns out and how well your equipment will hold up over time. Your strategy could vary depending on the type of

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Cooked Veggies Are Often More Nutritious Than Raw. Here’s Why

While most fad diets restrict the range of foods their followers can eat, the raw food craze takes aim at their preparation — outlawing cooking. Adherents argue that heat kills nutrients and enzymes, stripping the very “life force” from foods. But experts say that more often than not, the opposite is true: Cooking unlocks the health benefits of many plants.

Of course, raw vegetables are plenty good for you. Admittedly some, like potatoes, are seldom eaten that way, while others, like the widespread staple cassava, are highly toxic without careful preparation. Nevertheless, the British Dietetic Association named the raw vegan

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