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TO: DDS Regional Directors, STS Director, CTH Coordinators, Private Providers, CO Quality Management Personnel
FROM: Daniel A. Micari, Director, Quality Management Services
DATE: March 6, 2008
RE: New York Firm Recalls Meat and Poultry Products for Possible Listeria Contamination


This Safety Alert is to advise of a potential health hazard related to the consumption of certain poultry and meat products.   The products identified in the attached USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service News and Recall Release dated March 4, 2008, may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Please ensure those responsible for food shopping and preparation are aware of this safety alert.  Also, review your food stores to determine whether or not the identified products are present.  If the identified products are present, address appropriately.

Here is the web link related to this safety alert: