Public health alert issued for chicken product sold at Costco after 4 illnesses reported
LYNNWOOD, Wash. -- The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a public health alert after four illnesses were reported in western Washington. Officials say the illnesses, possibly caused by salmonella, may be linked to a chicken salad product sold at Costco Wholesale in Lynnwood. The Costco Rotisserie Chicken Salad affected was produced Aug. 26 through Sept. 2. Officials are concerned that consumers may have some of the chicken salad in their freezer.