Rosemount brand cooked diced chicken has been linked to a multi-province outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes in British Columbia, Manitoba, and Ontario, where seven people have been reported sick and six of them have been hospitalized, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notice. No deaths have been reported.
The CFIA issued a recall of the product (Rosemount Cooked diced chicken meat UPC:2 06 20263 12454 7) which was distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia.
The product was distributed to institutions (such as cafeterias, hospitals, and nursing homes) where many of the people who became sick resided or visited. CFIA advises to the institutions not eat the product or serve it to others.