You can say a lot of things about our friends at the United States Department of Agriculture, but one thing you cannot say is that they do not work weekends.

Another weekend has brought another recall annoucement, this one involving a frozen Red Curry Chicken & Jasmine Rice product that may be contimainted with listeria.   Here’s the official word:

Meijer Distribution Center, a Grand Rapids, Mich. firm, is voluntarily recalling approximately 2,184 pounds of frozen chicken entrées that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

The following product is subject to recall: [View Label]

12-ounce packages of “Discover Cuisine ™ Red Curry Chicken & Jasmine Rice.” Each package bears the Canadian establishment number “Est. 302” inside the Canadian Food Inspection Agency mark of inspection as well as a “Best By” date of “12 18 08.”

The frozen chicken entrées were produced on Oct. 18, 2007, and were sent to distributors and retail establishments in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

The problem was discovered through FSIS microbiological sampling. FSIS has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product. 

Get it all from USDA here.