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170 Sickened by Schreiber Processing MealMart Chicken Liver with Salmonella

Screen Shot 2011-11-09 at 5.28.33 PM.pngThe recall applies to an undetermined amount of broiled chicken livers produced by Schreiber Processing Corp., based in Maspeth, N.Y., linked to the company’s MealMart brand kosher broiled chicken livers.

• 56 cases in New York City.

• 33 cases in upstate New York.

• 64 cases in New Jersey

• 9 cases in Maryland.

• 7 cases in Pennsylvania.

• 1 case in Minnesota.

The FSIS said testing by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets identified the outbreak strain in samples of the company’s broiled chicken livers and in samples of chopped liver made from the same products.

The products were sold in 10-pound boxes that contained two 5-pound bags of chicken livers made for further processing or loose-packed broiled chicken livers.