GFHV News: Bell & Evans Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets Recalled

If you’ve bought gluten free chicken nuggets lately, you may want to check the label. According to consumerist.com, more than 31,000 lbs of Bell & Evans Gluten Free chicken nuggets have been recalled.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on consumerist.com and written by Laura Northrup.

Drop that nugget! The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a recall of 31,600 pounds of Bell & Evans gluten-free chicken nuggets that were shipped nationwide. Random testing in Colorado turned up contamination with Staphylococcal enterotoxin, and all nuggets in the batch have been recalled.

Staphylowhat? The pathogen that caused this recall is Staphylococcus aureus. If that name sounds familiar, certain strains are the “Staph” in “Staph infection” and the “SA” in “MRSA,” or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or the antibiotic-resistant superbugs that are causing serious, terrifying illnesses.

Read more from the original source at Consumerist here.

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